Over 50% of users reported having trouble accessing the app while, over 25% said they were unable to send snaps, Downdetector says
The popular social media app Snapchat is finally back online after an outage that lasted almost five hours on Wednesday.
Users around the world were unable to send or receive photos during the outage, whose cause could not be known immediately. Many were even failed to open the app.
The Daily Mail citing Downdetector, an online platform that provides users with real-time information about the status of various websites and services, reported that the problems started at about 4:50 pm Bangladesh time, prompting thousands of complaints
Over 50% of users reported having trouble accessing the app while, over 25% said they were unable to send snaps, Downdetector said.
At about 8:30 pm, the Snapchat Support Twitter account confirmed the issue was fixed, and everything started working again.
"The issue has been fixed! If you're still having trouble, please let us know. Happy Snapping!", it tweeted.