Whatsapp users were reporting issues with the messaging platform on Thursday, April 28.
Users were unable to send messages and problems connecting to the server and receiving messages were also reported.
According to the DownDetector website, more than 40,000 issues have been reported with reports starting around 9 p.m. Thursday.
Problems have been recorded by Whatsapp users across the UK, but particularly in London.
User reports say WhatsApp has been having issues since 9:37pm BST. https://t.co/iUWAknxFoN RT if you’re also having trouble #whatsappdown
— DowndetectorUK (@DowndetectorUK) April 28, 2022
Of the problems reported, 52% relate to connecting to the server, while 37% relate to sending messages and 11% relate to receiving messages.
One user took to Twitter to share a meme, writing, “I’m going to Twitter to watch all the funny #Whatsapp memes cause it’s down again”
— CH Hassan Aheer (@HRA_07) April 28, 2022
Alongside a photo of an upset man, another user tweeted, “I realize WhatsApp is down after restarting my WiFi 50 times and uninstalling the app 6 times!!
A third tweeted: “If you are here to check if WhatsApp is down, yes WhatsApp is down. You’re welcome. »