Facebook's outage becomes Telegram's gain with 3 million new users
California, Mar 14 : Facebook and its linked services witnessed a global outage over the past 24 hours. The outage period proved profitable for Telegram which reportedly signed up a whopping three million new users.
Facebook, Facebook Messenger, Instagram, and WhatsApp, all experienced significant outages worldwide, which prompted users to switch to Telegram, known for its encrypted messaging service. Contrary to Facebook, Telegram does not run on targeted ads model and instead uses user donations for functioning.