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Snapchat crashes, hits million users globally

Snapchat, a photo-sharing platform is widely popular among young people.

Edited by: India TV Tech Desk, New Delhi [ Published on: October 10, 2017 13:07 IST ]
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At time, when Snapchat is gearing up to introduce some new features, millions of users across the world, especially in Europe and the US were left stranded when this popular photo-sharing app crashed globally and that too for several hours.

According to independent website Down Detector that monitors web outages, thousands of users reported problems with sending snaps, receiving snaps login issues and connection problems late on Monday, Evening Standard reported.Snapchat acknowledged the technical glitch on its support page on Twitter early on Tuesday, saying the company is aware of the issue and looking into it.

Some users went to Twitter and shared their frustration."I've been sending people abuse on snapchat for not replying to me only to discover it's down. Oops?" one user tweeted."Snapchat just went down. I can literally feel the panic of a thousand generations in my bones. #snapchat," another user posted.Currently, 166 million are users of Snapchat. 

(With inputs from IANS)

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