The platform Whatsapp has had trouble this Sunday all over the world that have prevented users to send and receive multimedia content. Facebook, owner of Whatsapp, has issued a statement past four in the afternoon (cet Spanish) in that it solved the problem, and points out that they are "working 100% for all users," according to a spokesperson of Facebook. In a press release earlier acknowledged that some users were "having problems sending and receiving files on Whatsapp". The decline has been caused by a problem in the infrastructure.
Although the app has not stopped working completely as in previous occasions, users have complained of difficulties to send images, audios, videos and stickers. The service to exchange text messages has been available at all times. And Facebook and Instagram, whose crashes tend to be related to the Whatsapp, also have worked with normal.
users have reported the early problems with the application close to twelve noon. The faulty operation of the messaging service, although global, has affected unevenly the different parts of the world. What have been especially users in the north of Europe and the United Arab Emirates. Also Spain and Portugal, the area of Rio de Janeiro in Brazil and other areas of Malaysia and India have been affected, according to DownDetector, a website that monitors the incidents in the main applications and computer services.
The hashtag #whatsappdown has covertido quickly trending on Twitter, with hundreds of thousands of messages. As is usual in these cases, Twitter has a spike of users who complain that other networks do not work.
Updated Date: 19 January 2020, 23:00
Am I the only one who can't send or download pictures in #WhatsApp????? #WhatsAppDown— Dení Ameyalli Garcia (@DeniAmeyalli) January 19, 2020