WhatsApp is down due to server issue and working after 4 hours. WhatsApp the popular messenger service recently bought by Facebook for $19 down for near 210 minutes. This is the first significant down for WhatsApp  after the acquisition deal was announced. The previous outage was on December 8, 2013. whatsapp

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According to TechCrunch’s reports Users around the world reported that they were unable to send messages, and WhatsApp confirmed these problems at 12:16pm PST. WhatsApp tweeted that “sorry we currently experiencing server issues. we hope to be back up and recovered shortly.”

— WhatsApp Status (@wa_status) February 22, 2014

Telegram Messenger the WhatsApp competitor announcedthis time through Twitter. This is crazy. We’are getting 100 new registrations every second. Trying hard to prevent connection issues in Europe.

After near 4 hours of outage WhatsApp announced WhatsApp service has been restored.

— WhatsApp Status (@wa_status) February 22, 2014

Telegram announced on this day more than 1,8 million people joined Telegram network and they are setting up more servers to be prepared for the high load.