Reddit Resumes Service After Global Outage

Reddit experienced a significant outage, leaving users worldwide unable to access the platform for nearly an hour.

  • Reddit experienced a significant outage, leaving users worldwide unable to access the platform for nearly an hour.
  • The outage, attributed to a backend issue, affected tens of thousands of users in the United States and other countries, including the UK and India.
  • Reddit issued a statement, confirming the resolution of the issue and assuring users that the platform is now operational and stable.

Reddit, a popular social media platform, faced a major outage today, disrupting access for users worldwide. The outage, lasting nearly an hour, prevented users from accessing the site, displaying an error message prompting them to try again later. Reports of the outage surfaced around 10:10 PM IST, with tens of thousands of users affected in the United States, along with reports from users in other countries like the UK and India.

In response to the widespread disruption, Reddit issued a statement attributing the issue to a backend problem and assured users that they were actively working to resolve it. Following the deployment of a fix, Reddit confirmed the platform’s stability and operational status. The incident follows an earlier reported issue, which Reddit claims to have resolved around 9:50 PM IST, indicating a temporary disruption in service.