mobile messaging service WhatsApp works again after a global outage half past three, just three days after its acquisition by Facebook for $ 19 billion. “WhatsApp services have been restored. Sorry for the downtime, “could be read at midnight Saturday on the Twitter account of the mobile application.>> Read our article on the acquisition of WhatsApp
Earlier, another message announced that the courier was experiencing server problems without further explanation. “Sorry we currently have server problems. We hope that everything will start shortly, “wrote the group.
launching the WhatsApp application of its smartphone, it was impossible for users to log in and access their conversations. They could no longer send or receive messages. WhatsApp has not indicated when the outage began, nor what had been the cause. He did not release either the number of affected countries.
Twitter, mockingbirds were quick to post their assumptions about the reasons for this failure, the register “The founders are busy counting their billions” …
“What? Why my WhatsApp does not work? “” We’re in the Caribbean, buddy. “
an advanced explanations for this failure was that the application was a victim of its success since its acquisition by the social network of Mark Zuckerberg. The servers were not prepared for large crowds, as techcrunch.com specialized site. “We had a server failure, it should be good now,” said Jan would Kum, co-founder and CEO of WhatsApp, the Wall Street Journal in an email.
Facebook bought Wednesday WhatsApp for $ 19 billion in cash and in action in the hope of seeing double the number of users WhatsApp, currently 450 million worldwide.