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For the second time in just over a month, Meta’s apps, including WhatsApp, and to some extent, Messenger and Instagram, faced outages and intermittent issues. While it’s rare for services…

WhatsApp was down in Meta’s second big outage this year

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Update: The outages have been resolved as of around 3:00 p.m. ET. A Google spokesperson told TechCrunch that there was a surge in traffic beginning at around 10:25 a.m. ET,…

YouTube no longer experiencing outages, site confirms

Discord is back online after an outage this morning, the company confirmed to TechCrunch. The outage came as Meta’s Instagram, Facebook and Threads all went down this morning. YouTube has…

Discord comes back online after widespread outage

Reports are coming in that a number of Meta’s top social apps, including Facebook, Instagram, and Threads, are all experiencing an outage on Tuesday morning. When loading the apps or…

Facebook, Instagram and Threads were all down in massive Meta outage on Super Tuesday

LoanDepot customers say they have been unable to make mortgage payments or access their online accounts following a suspected ransomware attack on the company last week. The mortgage and loan…

LoanDepot outage drags into second week after ransomware attack

Square said there was “no evidence” a cyberattack caused an outage that left customers and small businesses unable to use the payment giant’s technology on Thursday through early-Friday. The payments…

Square says daylong outage caused by DNS error

Fintech giant Square says its services are coming back online after a daylong outage left small business owners unable to process payments. The Block-owned company had, up until Friday morning…

Square says it has resolved daylong outage

User morale isn’t the only thing that’s down at Reddit. More than 30,000 people have reported outages on Reddit since about 4:30 PM ET, according to Downdetector. While many users…

Reddit is down, per user reports

Social media platform Reddit is experiencing an outage that is affecting its website and app, according to the company’s status page and to whoever has tried to load the platform.…

Reddit has been down for hours

U.S. satellite television provider Dish is experiencing a multiday outage after a reported cyberattack, with customers unable to access streams, services or their accounts. The disruption began early on Thursday…

Dish hit by multiday outage after reported cyberattack

Gen Z’s favorite social app BeReal experienced a lengthy outage today, which the company only acknowledged with a brief — and fairly vague —  tweet, stating: “yup, we’re on it.”…

BeReal experiences a multihour outage, refuses to explain
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Zoom is down in a major outage

8:24 am PDT • September 15, 2022

Update, 11:57 AM ET: Zoom’s status page says that all systems are now operational again. If you had a meeting you really didn’t want to attend this morning, it’s your…

Zoom is down in a major outage

YouTube today confirmed the site is experiencing a variety of issues that are impacting users worldwide. The company acknowledged the service’s problems after numerous users reported error messages when trying…

YouTube services worldwide are experiencing issues, company confirms

Users are reporting a widespread outage at Amazon Web Services, bringing down websites and backend services for organizations including the Associated Press, Disney+ and Vice.

Amazon Web Services went down and took a bunch of the internet with it

Roblox’s three-day Halloween weekend outage benefitted other popular gaming apps, according to new data from mobile intelligence firm Sensor Tower. In a rare, but unfortunately timed outage, Roblox’s gaming platform…

Roblox outage helped boost games like Among Us and Minecraft, report finds

Facebook’s stock took a dive Monday as the site suffered one of its worst outages of the past decade with services across its entire suite of products going offline while…

Facebook stock falls as global outage continues

Global users are experiencing outages on Facebook, including all social networks the company owns, which include Messenger, Instagram and WhatsApp. When navigating to these websites, a server error will appear…

Facebook, Messenger, Instagram and WhatsApp are all down

Incident.io has raised a $4.7 million funding round led by Index Ventures and Point Nine. When your company is facing an outage or a data breach, Incident.io provides the right…

Incident.io helps your team communicate better during outages

Update 2: Signal is now back up for “99% of users,” according to its Twitter account. Update: In a tweet, Signal said the disruption is due to a hosting outage.…

Signal, the encrypted messaging app, is currently down for many users (Update: it’s back)

Microsoft stumbled back online Thursday after an hours-long outage in the middle of the U.S. west coast working afternoon. Besides its homepage, Microsoft’s Xbox and Office services went down, log-in…

Microsoft outage knocks sites and services offline

Several high-level Apple services are experiencing issues and outages on Wednesday morning, Apple has confirmed. These issues are impacting a number of consumer-facing services, including Apple Music and Radio, Apple…

Apple Music, Books, iTunes, App Store and more are experiencing outages

If you’re reading this, you probably didn’t get here from Twitter.

Twitter is investigating widespread outage reports

Twitter users around the world have reported some short partial outages today, with the platform not displaying certain tweets or not able to retrieve any at all. TC’s own geographically…

Twitter confirms some service flakiness today — now fixed

Update: Slack says connection issues are now fixed for everyone. Everyone should be able to connect to Slack now. Please let us know at feedback@slack.com if you have any connection…

(Update: it’s back) Slack is currently fixing performance issues that prevented some users from connecting

Netflix is currently experiencing outages around the world, but affecting mostly users in the United States and Europe. According to Down Detector, users began reporting issues around 12 PM Eastern…

Netflix is currently down for many users around the world

It wasn’t the leap year, a coding blip, or a hack that caused Robinhood’s massive outages yesterday and today that left customers unable to trade stocks. Instead, the co-CEOs write…

Robinhood offers $15 discount, blames outage on record trades

As the company experiences its second day of outages, Robinhood, the popular trading app with a purported 10-million-strong user base and a $7.6 billion valuation, said it will offer compensation for…

Down again, Robinhood will offer ‘case-by-case’ compensation for its outage on the day markets gained $1.1 trillion

Petnet, the smart pet feeder backed by investors including Petco, recently experienced a week-long system outage affecting its second-generation SmartFeeders. While the startup’s customer service tweeted over the weekend that…

Petnet’s smart pet feeder system is back after a week-long outage, but customers are still waiting for answers

Update: Twitter has said it’s “just about fixed” the partial outages that hit its apps for around seven hours today, limiting the content users could post or access. Users should…

Update: Twitter and TweetDeck hit with partial outages for hours