One of the web’s most popular time-wasting sites is down: Reddit went offline on Wednesday afternoon, leaving tens of thousands of people unable to access their favorite subreddits.
According to Down Detector, the Reddit outage began around 1:30 p.m. PT and affected users worldwide, with both the website and the site’s app affected. Nearly 20,000 people reported issues with the site on Down Detector.
According to Reddit’s official status page, the site was experiencing “elevated errors.”
“We are currently investigating this issue,” the page reads, though there’s not much more information at the moment.
We’ve reached out to Reddit to see if they had any updates on the outage or an ETA for when the site would be back up. We’ll update this story with the latest information as soon as we hear back.
This is a breaking news story and will be updated.