By this time, services in United Kingdom has been restored in nearly all parts and users from Malaysia, India, Kenya also report that Whatsapp seems to be working fine for the past couple of minutes.
The Facebook-owned messaging service was down, some said because of a server problem, which is not letting people send or receive messages to each other.
Scores of users from India, South Africa and the United Kingdom took to Twitter to voice their dismay.
WhatsApp users have been reporting problems with their account in India and few other regions across the globe.
Although every Whatsapp user is not experiencing this issue and some of the users who experienced the outrage are claiming that there Whatsapp is working now.
People from India, Singapore, Vietnam, Iraq as well as across Europe had reported that the service was inaccessible. Disbelief morphed into extreme mirth as social media exploded in jokes, mostly at WhatsApp's expense. Facebook or WhatsApp are yet to officially comment on the outage.
Apart from "Delete for Everyone", WhatsApp has renamed the regular delete option, calling it Delete for Me.
The global outage lasted an hour.
"Earlier today, WhatsApp users globally had trouble accessing the app for about an hour. This issue has been fixed and we apologise for the inconvenience". That's when I understood it was a major outage.