#Blackout

.Washington, D.C., DC, USA
(Photo Credit: Unsplash)

The Blackout Challenge on TikTok has called unsafe and dangerous by many users and has claimed multiple lives across the world. The challenge is being followed on multiple user-based platforms, however, it received a significant push on TikTok.

.New Delhi, Delhi, India
Facebook, WhatsApp and Instagram are down in India and many parts of the world. (Photo Credit: Pixabay)

  • Users have been reporting issues with WhatsApp and Instagram since 10:59 pm and 11:00 pm IST respectively
  • Some users have also reported issues with Facebook from 11:03 pm 
  • Users have also been facing issues with network providers such as Airtel and Jio 

.Islamabad, Pakistan
The blackout was caused by a fault in the power distribution system.(Representative/Pixabay)

  • The power outage was reported shortly before midnight almost simultaneously in many cities
  • Power Minister Omar Ayub Khan said the frequency in the power distribution system suddenly dropped from 50 to zero
  • The minister appealed to people to maintain restraint