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Messaging app Signal goes down due to hosting outage

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Encrypted instant messaging platform Signal said early Monday it was down for some users due to a hosting outage that was affecting parts of its services.

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Reports by affected users peaked at 1,308 late Sunday, according to outage tracking website Downdetector.com.

Downdetector said most reported problems experienced by users were with sending messages, server connection and with the app itself in the US.

Currently, the number of user reports stand at 337, according to the outage tracking website.

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