Social media platforms, internet services go down in country
May 9, 2023 09:10 PM
The process to shut the internet service in the country especially in all the major cities of the country has started, reported 24NewsHd TV channel Tuesday.
According to sources, all the Telecom service companies have received the orders to shut the internet services in the country.
Moreover, the mobile phones may also stop working in Lahore as the administration have sked to stop the mobile signals in the country.
Twitter, Facebook and Instagram's services are reportedly down for many users in Pakistan as they are unable to access the popular social media platforms on Tuesday evening.
According to the outage-tracking website, Downdetector.com, users are unable to log in to their accounts on all three platforms, meaning they also couldn't post or view anything.
Downdetector tracks outages by collating status reports from a series of sources, including user-submitted errors on its platform. The outage could have affected a larger number of users.
A large number of smartphone users are also complaining about their WhatsApp which is not working both on desktops and cellphones.
Moreover, as per reports, internet speed is also slow for many users across the country.
The partial suspension of social media platforms and WhatsApp came soon after workers and followers of the Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) are holding countrywide protests following party chairman Imran Khan's arrest in the Al-Qadir Trust case.