Brace yourselves: WhatsApp is experiencing a global outage

Emma Haslett
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Social media users went into panic mode today after WhatsApp experienced a global outage.

On Twitter, users reported being unable to send or receive messages. received reports of the app being down in locations as far-flung as the UK, Indonesia and Saudi Arabia.

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