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Signal app suffers major 24-hour outage as users continue to surge
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Signal app suffers major 24-hour outage as users continue to surge

Looks like we were in a bit of a hurry to choose Signal app as our Winner of the Week. For more than 24 hours over the weekend, Signal remained inaccessible to most of its users following a massive outage. According to Signal, the outage was caused by a huge influx of users on to the platform. Signal’s popular Twitter account - which spent the better part of the last week trolling WhatsApp - was on the defensive during the outage. It continuously posted updates which revealed that Signal’s small team of engineers were working overtime to fix the problem. Signal is experiencing technical difficulties. We are working hard to restore service as quickly as possible. — Signal (@signalapp) January 15, 2021 Another side-effect of the outage was the many users report...