A glitch that took down the WhatsApp messaging service Saturday was caused by a network router issue, the company said on Sunday.
The service was unavailable to a large number of users as of around 11 a.m. PT Saturday, a problem confirmed by WhatsApp's "WhatsApp Status" Twitter feed. WhatsApp was back in service by 2:47 p.m. PT on Saturday, according to an updated tweet.
On Sunday, WhatsApp founder Jan Koum issued a statement placing the blame on a network router.
"We are sorry about the downtime," Koum said in the statement sent … Read more