Reddit back up: Site resolves ‘major outage’ after nearly 6 hours

Social media platform Reddit is back online after it identified and implemented a fix for a "major outage" that made browsing impossible for desktop and mobile users for nearly six hours.

The platform first noticed that it was offline at 7:18 p.m. UTC, according to Reddit. Stateand said it was working to identify the problem.

Screenshot of the r/Cryptocurrency subreddit during the outage. Source: Reddit

About 30 minutes later, at 7:56pm UTC, he said that he had identified an internal issue in the systems and is working to determine a fix, finding a confirmed fix about two hours later, stating:

"We have identified a solution that may take some time to implement, in the meantime, make your bananas (or eat them!)."

In an update four hours after its initial announcement, Reddit said it had "implemented our fix" and was "allowing things to slowly pick up" and later confirmed that "things are back to work" after an outage. almost six hours.

Users who visited the website when offline saw blank boxes in some places where threads and comments would normally display. At the time of writing, the website pages are now displaying content and it appears to be working normally.

Reddit is a popular platform for cryptocurrency investors and enthusiasts, with some of the most popular subreddits including r/CryptoCurrency, r/Bitcoin, and r/CryptoMarkets.

According According to APE Wisdom, the top trending cryptocurrencies on Reddit (by the number of mentions) in the last 24 hours include Bitcoin (BTC), ethereal (ETH) and USD currency (USDC).