The app shutdown crisis is still Social networking sites Monday evening hours, continues today.
After Telegram app urged users to delete whatsapp contest From their devices, Pavel Durov, founder of the site, announced on Tuesday the addition of more than 70 million new subscribers.
He added that the daily growth in the number of new people who joined Telegram on Tuesday exceeded the normal rate as millions of people switched to the app from other apps.
Durov pointed out the great effort by the Telegram team to welcome millions of new users without any errors.
He also pointed out that a slight slowdown was affecting the number of devices in some parts of the world, and attributed it to the great migration, as he called it.
It should be noted that the sudden malfunction that hit Facebook and its affiliated platforms on Monday evening caused confusion around the world in 6 hours, during which the services of Facebook, Instagram and WhatsApp were suspended.
During this period, the global economy has been affected, its rich have been reorganized, and the global technology stock markets have been affected.
The total losses caused by this malfunction are estimated at around $ 114 billion, split between $ 60 billion in lost revenue from Facebook affiliate platforms, and $ 47 billion, representing the decline in Facebook’s market value.
In addition, the fortune of the founder of Facebook fell from around $ 6 billion to around $ 122 billion, ranking him fifth among the richest people in the world after Bill Gates.
“The great migration of the green application to here”
While the Telegram app took advantage of the crisis, and announced Monday evening that it had encountered reported issues, which it attributed to what it described as the influx of users of other apps , WhatsApp, Messenger and Facebook.
According to a company statement released by The Independent, when WhatsApp was down for hours, thousands of new users signed up for Telegram at the same time, which significantly slowed down the app.
While Telegram called what happened a “big green app migration to here”, pointing out that all new people have been registered.
In addition, he assured that the service will remain stable globally, even if there are problems in some areas.