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Facebook, WhatsApp, Instagram are breaking in South Africa and around the world

3 July 2019 8:56 PM
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Facebook, WhatsApp and Instagram are experiencing severe problems in South Africa and around the world.

Some users’ feeds are loading, but they’re unable to post anything.

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Text messaging on WhatsApp is working but, at times, voice notes, videos and photos fail to download.

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3 July 2019 8:56 PM
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