WhatsApp, the popular messaging service owned by Facebook, is facing an outage in India and some other countries.
The outage appears to have started at around 12:07 pm IST, with users reporting problems with sending messages and connecting to the server.
Down Detector, an online tool that tracks service outages has received thousands of reports from users in India, Italy, and Turkey.
WhatsApp has acknowledged the issue and said that it is working on restoring service for all users.
In the meantime, social media users from affected countries are taking to Twitter to express their frustration.
For many people, WhatsApp is an essential part of communication, and any outage can cause significant inconvenience. However, outages are not uncommon for popular online services, and they typically resolve themselves within a few hours.