If you weren’t able to send any images, GIFs or files on WhatsApp yesterday, you weren’t alone. WhatsApp faced a global outage in India and other countries. The outage began around 4 p.m. but the services were resumed in three hours.
The issue was first detected by downdetector.in. People were not able to send GIFs, images, videos, stickers and other media files due to the outage. Countries like the UAE, UK, and Germany also reported issues with the application. The tracking website also mentioned that most of the users were facing issues with sending or receiving messages. Many reported issues with the connection.
A Facebook spokesperson said, “Earlier today, some people may have experienced trouble sending and receiving files on WhatsApp. The issue has since been resolved, we are back to 100% for everyone and we’re sorry for any inconvenience.”
WhatsApp is working fine and you can share GIFs, images, videos, stickers, and other media files.