Today, instant messenger WhatsApp and Facebook experienced a major outage across the UK with similar reports coming from The Netherlands, Germany and Spain.
According to DownDetector
the problems started at around 10:30am BST, and affected users across the UK and parts of Europe.
The reason for the crash remains unclear, although 64% of those who reported an issue said it was with connection, while 33% said they weren’t receiving messages.
According to Facebook’s Developers site, there was a ‘Major Outage’ for developers across the UK.