Most recently, an outage occurred in May and it took hours to get the service back up.
As per sources, users were not able to send or receive messages and pictures during the time the app was down.
WhatsApp today released a brief statement, confirming the outage's global scale after the situation was resolved. These new features are only increasing people's reliability on WhatsApp.
Scores of users from India, South Africa and the United Kingdom took to Twitter to voice their dismay.
Users across the world were unable to send messages due to a server that went down.
For now, the topic #WhatsAppDown is trending on Twitter. Whatsapp the instant messaging application has become the hub for the personal and professional use.
Whatsapp service was down for many users across the world for a while.
We will remind, recently announced the addition of the WhatsApp messenger function of determining geolocation. The crash was reported at around 8 in the morning before things resumed by 9 AM in the UK.
The past 24-hours have been a tricky time for social media platforms.