Have you noticed WhatsApp acting weirdly this Thursday evening? Same here! 

Independent website Down Detector has received a surge of reports of WhatsApp down this evening, with the majority of those affected hit by connection problems.

Other areas apart from South Africa that seem to be facing outages include India, Italy, Chile, Romania, Mexico, Russia, Spain, Brazil, France, the US, Holland, Argentina and Germany.

Down Detector is an outage monitor that detects issues with popular services across the globe by tracking social mentions around specific topics.

This is a developing story…