Another posted: "No connection in UK, London, anyone else also same problem?"
And an angry user wrote: "I swear WhatsApp is ALWAYS down on New year's Eve!"
One user wrote: 'Whatsapp not working in the uk!!! what's going on?'
Another said: 'Anyone else experiencing a whatsapp crash? i guess too many new year messages.'
Posting on Twitter another commented: 'Hello whatsapp is the only app on my phone rn and it's not working happy new year.'
One user wrote: "Messages won't deliver. Can't see when people have been online. This is my lifeline for my new year plans. I've had to go old school and text and ring people.
One Twitter user wrote: "Nothing could've been better than whatsapp servers crashing on new year's eve £whatsappdown £WhatsApp"
Another wrote: "Retweet if you're checking Twitter to find out if WhatsApp is down £whatsappdown"
Another user said: "Open Whatsapp. Send message. Nothing. Airplane mode on. Airplane mode off. Nothing. Open twitter. See £whatsappDown. Find relief that it's not just me. £HappyNewYear2018."
WhatsApp has now apologised for the disruption, with a spokesman saying 'WhatsApp users around the world experienced a brief outage today that has now been resolved.
'We apologise for the inconvenience.'
WhatsApp is currently working now, and the team confirmed the server issue has been fixed. Note that it is possible that some outages may happen again in the next few hours, also if the worst is over." Although, there's no official statement if WhatsApp may experience service outage again or not.