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WhatsApp restored after early morning disruption to communication, businesses

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Downtime on popular messaging platform, WhatsApp, has been resolved after an initial outage that distrupted communication and businesses in the early hours of Tuesday.

Users, in different parts of country, and outside experienced difficulty using the service to initiate communication.

The communication glitch, which was noticed around 8am, lasted till 9:45am, about the longest downtime suffered in recent time by the Mark Zuckerberg company.

Ripples Nigeria can confirm that apart from Nigeria, users in Zambia and Norway also reached out that they experienced the same difficulty.

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The outage followed a similar downtime experienced on Tuesday, October 5, 2022, in the the UK.

As at the time of press, Meta, the parent company of WhatsApp, is yet to issue a statement on the cause of the glitch.

Speaking on the experience, Adams Dele, a printing press manager in Ilorin, Kwara State, noted that the service outage impacted his work flow as clients looking to send projects were delayed by the downtime.

He said: “I had to restart my phone multiple times. When the issue persisted, I renewed my data subscription, thinking my data had expired unannounced. It was terrible.”

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