Celebrities react to Whatsapp, Facebook and Instagram outage

They all flocked to Twitter, the only social media outlet working to make light of the situation.


By Cutacut Editorial Team

KARACHI: 4th October can easily be marked as the day when the world found itself drowning in darkness, cut off from the world. At least that’s what it felt like with Whatsapp, Instagram and Facebook facing a 6-hour outage. The only social media outlet that was working was Twitter. Hence, so many celebrities flocked to the site to make light of the predicament. Here are our favorite celebrity reactions.

1. Ayesha Omar

Like many of us, Ayesha Omar just wasn’t able to deal with being cut off from social media. In a series of tweets, she wrote about how it felt like she was back in circa 2004:

She asked people to tweet so she could feel normal again:

And by the end of her tweet spree, she had had enough. Same Ayesha, same.

2. Asim Azhar

The crooner took advantage of the outage to connect with his fans on Twitter and began a trend #AskAsim. He handed out advice:

And he handed out an Asim Jofa jora to a disgruntled fan. The fact that Whatsapp was part of the outage and he had to send a text makes this tweet even better:

3. Vir Das

Like a true desi, comedian Vir Das had his own conspiracy theories about what went down at the Facebook headquarters. Also, he took the outage as a possible business venture. Being honest, we’d definitely watch this movie:

4. Snoop Dogg

In a surprising twist of events, the wisest word of advice came from a man who fluctuates between calling himself Snoop Dogg and Snoop Lion:

5. Reese Witherspoon

Reese Witherspoon too took the opportunity to put into words and a GIF of what Twitter had been feeling since the outage:

The good news is that all three social media platforms are back and everyone can finally take a sigh of relief. It’ll take a while to reel back from the historical Whatsapp, Facebook and Instagram outage but we’ll be fine eventually.

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