WhatsApp down Messaging service reporting outages worldwide: WHATSAPP has gone down across the world causing problems for thousands of users as the message service crashes.
According to website DownDetector.co.uk, outages are impacting users in Europe, South America and Africa.
The service also has a recorder for people to report problems with the app – with thousands flagging up issues within the past few minutes.
Outages appear to be spreading across the map with increasing reports of the app failure on the East and West Coast of the US.
Flurries of tweets from across the world are being sent every second as people turn to other messaging services.
UPDATE 23:59 BST : Whatsapp services have been restored and are back in operation. Happy Whatsapping! 🙂