WhatsApp partially down in SA: Mzansi fuming over texting issues

WhatsApp partially down in SA: Mzansi fuming over texting issues

- Mzansi is buzzing over issues with the popular messaging platform WhatsApp

- Users have reported a partial outage in the service on Sunday

- Reports of similar issues have surfaced in the United Kingdom, Europe, India, the Middle East and other places

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WhatsApp users have taken to social media to react to an outage in services in numerous countries including South Africa.

Citizens have been unable to upload photos, videos and voice notes, with some claiming they are unable to text at all.

The company, recently purchased by Facebook, has not responded to probes over the outage but the situation has #whatsappdown trending.

READ ALSO: Explainer: SA's internet slow after undersea cables break down

Issues have been reported in the United Kingdom, Europe, India and the Middle East with an initial shutdown occurring over an hour with users adamant that they are still unable to send media.

BusinessLIVE reports that the glitch seems to have no connection with issues South Africa is currently experiencing connecting to the global internet.

Briefly.co.za explained that two undersea fibre optic cables had experienced breakdowns, with poor weather conditions impeding any attempts at repairing the damage.

Take a look at what Mzansi had to say about the situation below:

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Source: Briefly.co.za

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