Users claimed that WhatsApp, Instagram, and Facebook were down in various regions of the world on Monday evening. Facebook owns all three applications, which run on the same infrastructure.
According to a post on the Facebook page, “Sorry, something went wrong. We’re working on it and we’ll get it fixed as soon as we can.” A Domain Name System (DNS) issue was suggested by the message. The Domain Name System (DNS) enables web addresses to direct visitors to their desired locations.
On Twitter, users reported that the major social networking and communication sites had been unreachable since approximately 9 p.m. Indian time.