WhatsApp , Instagram and Facebook users Wednesday ran to Twitter to confirm if the applications had stopped working.
Users were unable to send messages especially videos, photos, and voice, but text appeared to be working.
Users were seeing a message “download failed and the message will not arrive.”
According to Down Dectector website, the outage appeared to be global with #Whatsappdown in many countries including Kenya, United States, UK and Singapore.
Europe and the United States were the most affected.