Last night passed very hard for internet users. Around nine o’clock in the night, social media platforms Facebook, WhatsApp, Messenger and Instagram suddenly went down. After which the users had to face a lot of problems. During this, neither the users were able to message anyone nor were they able to receive anyone’s message. Let us know what was the reason behind its downing and for how long it could be correct.
That’s why these apps down
With Facebook, WhatsApp, Messenger and Instagram down, experts started looking for how these apps were down. According to media reports, Facebook, WhatsApp, Messenger and Instagram were down due to a defect in the Border Gateway Protocol (BGP). Let us tell you that the Internet runs only with the help of BGP. Through this many networks are interconnected.
when was it okay
The social media platforms Facebook, WhatsApp, Messenger and Instagram started working again at around 4 am after being down for more than seven hours. Although all three were working slow for some time, but later they became completely fine.
With the introduction of Facebook, WhatsApp, Messenger and Instagram apps, users heaved a sigh of relief. Earlier, many users expressed their anger on microblogging site Twitter. During this, many users also shared memes on Twitter, making fun of all these apps.
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so much damage
Due to this global outage, there was a decline in the wealth of Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg by more than $ 7 billion, or about Rs 52190 crore. Along with this, the company is expected to lose more than $ 80 million in revenue, or about Rs 596 crore. Due to the shutdown of Facebook, WhatsApp, Messenger and Instagram, the economy of the whole world suffered a loss of about $ 160 million every hour, or more than Rs 1192.9 crore.