Mexico City- Other social media apps joined the global decline in the wake of the widespread disruption to Facebook’s services, which lasted for hours.
Telegram users have indicated that the network is also showing choppy afternoons. Similarly, TikTok and YouTube users have reported intermittent periods in their services.
According to the Competitive Intelligence Unit (CIU), 95.1 million people, or 87.3 percent of smartphone users in Mexico, own a social networking application.
Of those, 94.4 percent use Facebook and 40.2 percent use Instagram.
In terms of instant messaging applications, they are used by 96.1 million people in the country, 88.2 percent of smartphone users in Mexico. Among this group of people, WhatsApp operates at 96.9 percent and Facebook Messenger at 40.2 percent.
At around 10:30 AM, the first complaints from users about the Facebook, Messenger, WhatsApp and Intagram services were received. Mark Zuckerberg’s company has stated that it is working to restore messaging and interaction on the platforms, however, the decline continues.