TikTok customers took to different social media websites en masse on Tuesday morning (November 1) reporting quite a few technical points and difficulties utilizing TikTok.
Reports of the TikTok outage started to flood social media websites corresponding to Twitter at roughly 11:15 a.m. ET, with customers reporting their very own difficulties and seeking to see if others have been experiencing the identical issues.
According to DownDetector, the web database that collects experiences of points with varied web sites and platforms, the problems with TikTok gave the impression to be resolved inside about an hour of the preliminary experiences, indicating that the app was probably again in working order. This notion was echoed by a report from the Daily Mail, which famous that the outage appeared to solely final for an hour.
The Daily Mail report claimed that the outage was centered within the U.Okay. with customers unable to view movies through the outage. Newsweek was unable to confirm this, although not less than one tweet concerning the outage appeared to originate from a user in Vancouver, indicating that the issues have been extra widespread.
During the outage, a number of customers posted on social media detailing extra particular points with accessing the TikTok app. Twitter consumer Onyi J-E, posted a screenshot of her account page, incorrectly displaying that she had no posted movies.
Another consumer, India Sasha, whose account boasts over 500,000 followers, shared comparable points along with her movies not showing on her personal account.
“Please tell me I’m not the only one and my account isn’t being deleted,” she wrote on Twitter.
Videos seeming to be lacking from account pages appeared to dominate the problems that TikTok customers skilled on Tuesday, in accordance with posts on Twitter.
As of 1:20 p.m. ET, TikTok had not seemingly acknowledged the problem in any official capability. The firm’s U.S. and U.Okay. Twitter accounts had not posted concerning the scenario, and its basic buyer help account, TikTokSupport, had not responded to any latest tweets complaining about points.
According to the Daily Mail, the problems with TikTok come a day after Instagram went down for about 4 hours, with some customers saying their accounts have been suspended for not following neighborhood tips.
Newsweek reached out to TikTok for remark.
Owned by Chinese firm ByteDance, TikTok launched in 2016 and has grown since then into some of the profitable social media platforms in operation. As of 2022, the app boasted over 100 million each day customers within the U.S. alone, with its consumer base notably skewing younger, making TikTok synonymous to some with “Gen Z.”
Update 11/1/2022 1:20 p.m. ET: This story has been up to date with extra data.