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Reddit is currently facing an outage, mobile and desktop versions affected [Update]

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If you have been facing trouble accessing Reddit, you’re not alone. Reports on Downdetector suggest that the outage began at around 1:30 PM ET, with close to 44,000 reports already piled up since then. Accessing the site returns a “Sorry, we couldn't load posts for this page” error.

Downdetector outage graph for REddit showing massive outage

A quick look at the Reddit status page suggests that the company is aware of the issue. While not much information is provided yet, the firm does acknowledge “elevated error reports” and notes that it is investigating the issues. The problems seem to be affecting users across regions, including in counties like the U.S., UK, India, and more. The status page mentions that the issue affects the mobile web, mobile app, and desktop versions.

We will keep an eye out for further updates from the company and will update the post accordingly.

Are you able to access Reddit in your region? Let us know in the comments below!

Update 1: The company has updated the status page to note that it has identified the issue and is working on a fix. However, it has not provided any information on what caused the outage yet.

Update 2: Reddit says it has applied a fix and is monitoring the results. In our testing, it looks like the service is back up and running. However, with the fix beginning to just propagate across regions, it could take a while till it makes it to all regions.

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