Millions of people across the U.S. woke up to a nationwide, coast-to-coast CenturyLink outage. Hardest hit are New Mexico, Colorado, Idaho, Wyoming, and Washington state, however Centurylink is down in other states including California, Oregon, and the Northeast.
Hundreds of thousands of would-be video watchers found that YouTube was down for them Tuesday night – in fact it’s still down for some people – because of an oopsie by the Pakistan government, trying to block its own people from accessing YouTube. Instead, Pakistan accidentally ended up blocking as much as 2/3rs of YouTube users around the world from accessing YouTube.
Popular online dating site OKCupid went down for the count early this morning, and continues to be unreachable despite OKCupid (also known as ‘OKC’) saying on Twitter that the site is back up.
Amazon S3 (Amazon Simple Storage Service) and Amazon AWS (Amazon Web Services) is down at this very moment (Tuesday, February 28, 2017, at 3:30 p.m. EST, and people are understandably freaking out.
If your Android is operating on the 4.2 operating system, AKA Jelly Bean, you may notice something in your calendar is missing – the entire month of December. Those running the 4.2 operating system on the Nexus 4 device, Nexus 10 device, Nexus 7 tablet and Galaxy Nexus smartphones have reported the issue.
Residents in California called 911 when Facebook was down for more than an hour. What has this society come to when people need to be told that not being able to get on Facebook is not a 911 emergency?
Yes, it’s true – today, August 1, 2014 – Facebook is down. No word yet from Facebook on whether Facebook was hacked, or someone tripped over a power cord, or just what the problem is. Within moments, it was all over Twitter, and apparently around the world, as people in all language started posting that Facebook was down, Facebook es mort, etc.. UPDATE: At 9:30am PST / 12:30pm EST Facebook came back up. No word yet on what the problem was.
For a few brief, shining hours, countless Iranian citizens had unfettered access to Facebook and Twitter. Due to what Iranian authorities are calling a “technical glitch”, the ordinarily locked down Internet – which some call the Iranian “filternet” – had Facebook and Twitter shaped holes punched in it.
Movie2k, which lives, or lived, at Movie2k.to, is down, and a lot of fans want to know what happened to Movie2k, and why they can’t access Movie2k. Put simply, you can’t reach Movie2k because the Motion Picture Association of America (MPAA) got a restraining order from the court, requiring that access to the site be blocked. Everywhere.
If you use Amazon Prime Instant Video through certain devices, such as the Roku, Apple TV, or other Internet-enabled device such as a DVR or DVD player, and if you couldn’t connect to Amazon Instant Video today, take comfort in the fact that countless others were in the same situation.
Want to find out if there is a Google service outage or Google service disruption, or if a certain Google service is down? While Gmail is down more often than some of Google’s other services, other Google services also experience outages, and wouldn’t it be nice if there were a way to check on the status of all of the Google services at once? Well, there is just such a one-stop shopping status checker, and it will show you the status for Google Mail, Google Calendar, Google Talk, Google Drive, Google Documents, Google Spreadsheets, Google Presentations, Google Drawings, Google Sites, Google Video for business, and even Google Groups, Google Admin control panel / API, and Postini Services!
If you can’t access LinkedIn (does anybody really use them any more?), it’s not just you. Yes, LinkedIn is down.
If you cannot access Twitter, you are not alone, Twitter is down. In a short status update, Twitter announced, “Some users may be experiencing issues accessing Twitter. Our engineers are currently working to resolve the issue.”