Wednesday, Nov 30, 2022 | Last Update : 01:47 PM IST


Facebook, Instagram, WhatsApp services down globally

Several users, including those in India, were unable to access WhatsApp, Instagram and Facebook on both Android and iOS platforms

04 Oct 2021 10:33 PM

US descends into brief chaos as Zoom outage brings online schooling to a halt

Schools, governments and offices depend on Zoom for their operations, and everything grinds to a halt without this ‘essential utility’.

25 Aug 2020 4:57 PM

Facebook, Instagram experience outage on Thanksgiving Day

According to outage monitoring website DownDetector, about 8,000 Facebook users were affected in various parts of the world.

29 Nov 2019 8:03 AM

Facebook’s outage becomes Telegram’s gain with 3 million new users

The jump in new users is significant as Telegram recorded 200 million active users as of March last year.

15 Mar 2019 11:09 AM

Facebook, Instagram deny DDoS attack behind global outage

As its services as back, the social networking giant has denied any DDoS (denial of service) attack as the cause behind the outage.

15 Mar 2019 10:50 AM


Facebook services back online after global outage

Facebook takes tens of millions of dollars of advertising revenue every day.

15 Mar 2019 9:44 AM

New IBM technology to help prevent power outages

Vegetation can cause disruption for energy companies, often growing over or obstructing power transmission lines.

07 Feb 2019 10:08 AM

WhatsApp down: Twitterverse goes into a tizzy

Many of the over 1.5 billion users, both on Android and iOS, were unable to log into their app on Tuesday.

23 Jan 2019 5:36 PM

YouTube is finally back online after a global outage

The app began streaming notifications in a cryptic series of alphanumeric characters.

17 Oct 2018 10:08 AM

Snapchat outage prompts complaints on Twitter

Snapchat faced a worldwide outage for at least four hours on Monday

07 Nov 2017 1:09 PM


WhatsApp back online after suffering outage in multiple countries

Users in countries from Myanmar to Russia and Vietnam to Brazil reported that WhatsApp was down in their countries too on social media.

03 Nov 2017 3:44 PM

Google says its service disruption issue resolved

The status page also said that "the problem with Google Drive should be resolved."

07 Jul 2017 9:23 AM

Flights from London cancelled as global IT outage causes chaos

The failure, caused by a power supply problem, disrupted BA's flight operations worldwide.

29 May 2017 8:33 AM

Facebook faces technical issue, shuts down for sometime

Facebook released an official statement confirming the technical issue.

09 May 2017 3:45 PM