All Posts Tagged Tag: ‘Outages’

Kim Kardashian Says She Broke the App Store with Her New KIMOJI App

Kim Kardashian says her new specialty emoji app, KIMOJI, broke the App Store. “Apple, I’m so sorry I broke your App Store!!!” she tweeted. “I can’t believe so many people downloaded my KIMOJI app that it affected the entire app store!” Apple, I'm so sorry I broke your App Store!!! — Kim Kardashian West (@KimKardashian) December 21, 2015 I can't …

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Google’s Apology for World Series Fiber Outage: Two Free Days

Google’s Apology for World Series Fiber Outage: Two Free Days

In terms of worst times for an outage, Game 1 of the World Series is pretty high on the list. Unfortunately, that’s what happened to many in the Kansas City area as their Royals took on the New York Mets Tuesday night. Fans flocked to Twitter to express outrage, disbelief, horror, and sadness over the fact that their Google Fiber …

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Facebook Is Down, Again

Facebook Is Down, Again

For the second time in a week, Facebook is down for many users worldwide. According to reports on Twitter, the outage struck at around 3pm ET. The hashtag #facebookdown is the #1 trending topic right now, so it appears as though this is a major outage. The last major Facebook outage took place on September 24th. Everyone is asked to …

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App Store, iTunes, Apple Music, and Other Apple Services Down for Some

Many Apple services are experiencing a pretty major outage today, as the App Store, Apple Music, Apple TV, the iBooks Store, iTunes, Beats 1 Radio, and more are all down for some users. According to Apple, it’s only affecting some users. “All Store Services – Some users are affected,” says Apple. “Users are experiencing a problem with the services listed …

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Facebook Down, Slow for Some Users

It’s not just you. It appears that Facebook is down or slow to load for many users. The outage began around 9am EDT. Both DownDetector and DownRightNow are reporting liely service disruptions and reports out outages. Plus, users are complaining on Twitter, as they typically do. #Facebook Server Down pic.twitter.com/59brw7LUzS — Rajbhan Vishwakarma (@rajbhan) May 15, 2015 Facebook is having …

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Facebook Down for Some Users

Facebook has been struck with an outage that’s affecting some, but not all users. According to downrightnow, Facebook has been experiencing a likely service disruption for about an hour and a half. Reports of the outage are flooding Twitter, the logical place for people to go to bitch about Facebook being down. Please someone on here tell me what they …

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App Store, iTunes Store Down for All Users All Morning

If you’re trying to make a purchase on iTunes or attempting to download an app in the App Store, you’ve probably noticed that it’s not working. That’s because Apple is suffering some major outages this morning – from before 5am EST. The outages have been reported on Twitter all morning – for at least six hours. But it wasn’t until …

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Dumb People Keep Calling 911 When Facebook Goes Down

Apparently, people didn’t get the memo the last time this happened. As you may know, Facebook and Instagram suffered a major outage on Monday. It lasted about an hour. It was devastating. During this time, instead of doing literally anything other than calling 911 to report the Facebook outage, people actually called 911 to report the Facebook outage. Again. CBS …

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Yahoo Mail Experiences Technical Difficulties

Yahoo Mail has been experiencing some technical difficulties with service disruption for some users due to the severing of an underwater cable, which the company says was caused by a third party. This morning at 9:45 PST, Yahoo said, “The underwater cable cut affecting our network has now been located. Testing and repairs are currently taking place. The Yahoo engineering …

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Google DoubleClick Outage May Have Cost Publishers Big Time

Google’s DoubleClick ad network suffered a major outage today. It reportedly began at around 9:40 AM Eastern, and lasted a little less than an hour. Everything should be back to normal now. Google just tweeted this: Our team has worked quickly to fix the software bug. It's now back up, so our publisher partners can return to funding their content. …

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Facebook Down for Some Users

It’s not just you – Facebook is down for many users. The outage appears to have hit around 3:45 EST. This is the fourth such outage for the social network since June. The last one happened at the beginning of August. *insert panicked tweet about Facebook being down* pic.twitter.com/Wx5p92PhLr — Madeline Haller (@madeline_haller) September 3, 2014 This isn’t just frustrating …

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Instagram Down for Some Users on Mobile and Web

Instagram appears to be suffering an outage, as users have taken to Twitter to express their frustration. Many are receiving error messages when trying to load their feeds or access other information. Why is Instagram…..FRICK! pic.twitter.com/EDBPf2aL9S — . (@_yeetespinosa) August 28, 2014 The outage appears to be serious enough that “Why Is Instagram” is currently trending nationwide on Twitter. The …

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Facebook Outage Led To 3% Decline In Traffic To News Sites [Report]

Last Friday, Facebook went down for somewhere between a half an hour and an hour for a lot of users. According to CharBeat, this led to a decline of 3% in overall web traffic to news sites, and an 8.5% decline in mobile traffic. As a result of the outage, people visited news sites themselves, rather than relying on their …

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Idiots Reportedly Called 911 When Facebook Was Down

What the hell is wrong with people? About four hours ago, Facebook went down. Like really down. Many users worldwide were unable to access the social network at all, and those who did saw a service operating at a well-below optimal level. The outage lasted for as much as an hour for some – it was pretty bad. Productivity soared. …

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Facebook Down for Some Users, Slow for Others

It’s not just you. Facebook is down for some users, and for many who can access the social network things are moving pretty slowly. Just ask Twitter. This is not the only major outage for Facebook in recent memory. Facebook went down twice over a period of two days back in June. #facebookdown pic.twitter.com/WqF2FzZpjq — 20 Minutes (@20Minutes) August 1, …

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Facebook Down for the Second Time in Two Days

UPDATE: It’s back as of 4:47 pm EST. The outage lasted less than 10 minutes. The world can start spinning again. It’s not just you – Facebook is currently experiencing a service outage. This is the second major outage that Facebook has suffered in the past couple of days. Early Thursday morning, Facebook was down for a large portion of …

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Feedly And Evernote Go Down, Hit By DDoS Attacks

No, it’s not just you. Feedly is down because it’s been attacked. In fact, both Feedly and Evernote were hit by denial of service attacks. Evernote says it’s back up and running now, but notes that there could still be some hiccups in service. Feedly is still down. Here’s a sequence of tweets from Evernote explaining its situation: Evernote service …

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YouTube Is Down For Many Users

Update: We got this statement from a YouTube spokesperson: “Some people encountered errors, or a slower than normal experience on YouTube today. We worked quickly to address the issue and fixed the problem. We’re sorry for any inconvenience this caused.” Nothing on the embed code so far. YouTube has been acting weird for the past hour or so. Users are …

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Gmail Is Down, Guys. Stock Up and Bunker Down

UPDATE 2:22 pm EST: IT’S BACK! – but with some kinks. Gmail is currently unable to access contacts and Google+ still seems to be down for many users. It’s not just you – Gmail is down for users all over the world. Most users who are experiencing the outage are receiving a temporary (500) error: “We’re sorry, but your Gmail …

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Mayer Apologizes For Yahoo Mail Issues, Yahoo Still Working On Them

As reported last week, the Yahoo Mail woes continued with a massive wave of outages resulting in a lot of angry users (as if there weren’t enough of them already). The company also took some flak in the media for how its PR department handled the situation. Late on Friday, CEO Marissa Mayer took to the Yahoo corporate blog to …

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Pinterest Down, Users Having Login Issues

Uh oh. With hosts scrambling to come up with that killer recipe for their Thanksgiving dinners and early holiday shoppers looking for great gift ideas, Pinterest is suffering an outage. Users are currently having issues logging in to the site. According to Pinterest, even if they do, they may be having trouble viewing their profiles. We're having some site issues …

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LivingSocial Still Down, Now Delaying Email Distribution

Daily deals site LivingSocial has been down for more than a day, and the company is blaming it on an internal issue. LivingSocial.com went down Tuesday afternoon, as did all LivingSocial mobile apps. Although the website says that it is temporarily down of maintenance, the company is revealing that there was in fact a problem that caused the outage. According …

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Facebook Down for Some, Users Unable to Post, Like, Comment, Etc.

Facebook is experiencing issues that are preventing many users from using many aspects of the service, including status updates, liking, commenting, and more. A quick search of Twitter reveals that the issue is widespread, and the hashtag #facebookdown is trending globally. We’re experiencing issues here – this is message we get when attempting to post a status update: And we’re …

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Gmail Disruption Affected 29% of All Messages, Google Apologizes

Google is apologizing for Monday’s Gmail service disruption, which they say affected 29% of all message sent during the period. During the disruption, messages were slow to deliver and some users had an issue downloading attachments. Google first reported the issue at 10:25 am EST Monday, and did not fully resolve it until 10:00 pm. According to the company, most …

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Gmail Suffers Service Disruption Affecting Small Portion of Users

If you’re experience issues with Gmail, it’s probably not your fault. Google has confirmed that the service is suffering a small “disruption” that is affecting a small portion of users. Google first reported the service disruption at 10:25 am EST on Monday, saying that they were investigating reports of an outage. At 11:45 am EST, Google said that “the delivery …

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Matt Cutts Talks About Site Downtime’s Impact On Rankings

Google has released a new Webmaster Help video with Matt Cutts addressing the question: If my site goes down for a day, does that affect my rankings? Sound familiar? I thought so too. Earlier this year, Cutts did a similar video addressing the question: How do I get my search rankings back after my site has been down? Here’s the …

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Getting Google Rankings Back After Site Downtime

The latest Google Webmaster Help video deals with getting your site’s rankings back after experiencing some downtime. Google’s Matt Cutts will often provides answers to his own questions in these videos. This time the question comes from Googler Pierre Far, a Webmaster Trends analyst at Google UK. The question is: My website was down for a couple of days and …

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Feedly Goes Down As Demand From Google Reader Users Surges

As you probably know by now, Google announced last week that it is shutting down Google Reader. Meanwhile, a lot of users are experimenting with some of the alternatives, trying to find one that meets their news consumption needs. One of the more popular alternatives so far has been Feedly. In fact, Feedly announced on Friday that over 500,000 Google …

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Google Reader Not Working For A Bunch Of People

I couldn’t help but notice that Google Reader has been acting very weird, but now I know it’s not just me, as numerous people have been complaining about it, and several publications are now reporting on the issue. There’s a Google Group thread here, where people are complaining. It was started on Sunday, when user applmak wrote: Reader is unable …

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Twitter Goes Down for the Third Time This Month

Some Twitter users may be having some trouble accessing the site. For others, the site is running but experiencing quickness issues. Once again, Twitter has suffered a noteworthy outage. Here’s what Twitter had to say on their Status blog: Some users may be experiencing issues accessing Twitter. Our engineers are currently working to resolve the issue. This is the third …

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