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Twitter just had a brief outage

Twitter just had a brief outage

Social media platform Twitter experienced a brief outage this afternoon with outage reports to Downdetector spiking to more than 80,000 starting around 4:45 p.m. PDT. Service appears to have continued beginning around 5:20 p.m.

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Whatsapp, Instagram, and Facebook Messenger experienced a massive outage today

Whatsapp, Instagram, and Facebook Messenger experienced a massive outage today

If you were having difficulty sending a message on Whatsapp or Facebook Messenger earlier today, or if you ran into problems signing into Instagram, you weren't alone: All three Facebook services suffered a widespread outage, with tens of thousands of reports across seemingly all markets. Other services like Oculus may also have been affected. However, things seem to be normalizing now as of around 2:30PM ET.

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Issues with Signal messaging app have resolved

Issues with Signal messaging app have resolved

Following a day and a half of difficulties, Signal's cross-platform messaging service is operational again. Both Signal's Twitter and status dashboard indicate things are back to normal, and following the influx of literally millions of new users to the service, we can all enjoy more private and secure communications.

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Google services are back online after a huge worldwide outage

Google services are back online after a huge worldwide outage

In a major blow for the many millions of us who rely on its services, Google is currently experiencing an outage affecting various products in different locations around the world. Gmail and YouTube are among the apps currently not available to users, and we've been able to confirm ourselves that the outage is ongoing in the UK, Germany, and India.

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After massive outage, YouTube is back online

After massive outage, YouTube is back online

If you were trying to fire up a YouTube video just earlier and ran into issues: Don't worry, it's not just you. YouTube playback was down for many at the time, with widespread anecdotal reports as well as a spike over at DownDetector. However, the issue has since resolved and YouTube is officially back up.

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Google Play Music's desktop uploader 'Music Manager' is down for many users (Update: Working again)

Google Play Music's desktop uploader 'Music Manager' is down for many users (Update: Working again)

Despite the launch of YouTube's streaming service, many music fans remain attached to Google Play Music because of one feature: the option to upload up to 50,000 songs from your own collection and listen to them on any device. Over the past days, however, several users have complained about their inability to do just that because the desktop app needed to upload songs, Music Manager, isn't connecting to Google Play.

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[Update: Back up] Twitter is down so you'll have to go to Facebook to complain about it

[Update: Back up] Twitter is down so you'll have to go to Facebook to complain about it

If you noticed that "Something is technically wrong" when you went to tweet just now, it's not just you. At the time of writing, Twitter seems to be down. Neither desktop app, nor mobile site, or even the Twitter Android app can connect to the service. You'll have to get your next dose of narcissism via Facebook.

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Gmail, Drive, YouTube, and other Google services currently having issues

Gmail, Drive, YouTube, and other Google services currently having issues

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[Update: It's back] Nest is down for the second time in two weeks

[Update: It's back] Nest is down for the second time in two weeks

Yes, Nest is down again. You'd think that a security camera system that tens of millions of people use would be better at keeping its service up and running, but this is the second time Nest has gone down in less than two weeks.

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[Update: Fixed] It's not just you: Facebook, Facebook Messenger, and Oculus are down, with WhatsApp affected

[Update: Fixed] It's not just you: Facebook, Facebook Messenger, and Oculus are down, with WhatsApp affected

If your Facebook app hasn't been reloading or your messages haven't been sending, you're not alone. An outage has just hit Facebook, Facebook Messenger, and Oculus, with WhatsApp's functionality affected as well. Instagram appears to be running fine.

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