New year messages force WhatsApp to go down

Facebook Inc’s WhatsApp messenger is currently down for many users in the world including Ghana; according to complaints on Twitter and Facebook.

This outage is believed to have caused by the millions of New Year messages been broadcasted each second. Mark Zuckerberg and his team are yet to issue an official statement on the outage.

Several countries reported on social media on November 3, 2017 that whatsapp was down.

The extent of the outage was not immediately known, but some users reported that WhatsApp, the world’s most popular messaging service, had begun to function again about 30 minutes after initial complaints of an outage.