Facebook's WhatsApp messenger down for some users in India -social media

Paytm said the feature will roll out to Android users on Thursday and to iOS users subsequently. File

Popular messaging app WhatsApp messenger is down which has forced its billions of users to switch from other forms of communication.

WhatsApp today released a brief statement, confirming the outage's global scale after the situation was resolved.

The reported connection error comes as Apple released the iPhone X on Friday, with people eagerly anticipating the tech giant's latest flagship phone in stores globally.

Facebook had commented on the cause of the outage by the time of going to press.

Popular messaging service Whatsapp, which was down for nearly an hour across the world, is back to normal.

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And as it has always been the case, user took to Twitter to vent out their frustration albeit in much hilarious fashion.

The messaging service platform crashed late afternoon and all of its functions stopped working.

In the few minutes that the service was down, Twitter users went beserk with constant tweets. Later on, Whatsapp users started making trolls, out of the situation, on Twitter. Fortunately for its users, the problem has been remedied quickly enough, within just about an hour at best.

Many people are getting texts from their friends that message was deleted by using this new feature. Only when the developers confirm the real reason behind this massive outage, the whole story will be revealed.

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