What you need to know
- A number of internet services are down right now for some users.
- In the United States, the issues are so far mostly focused on gaming services.
- In the United Kingdom, TikTok, Twitter, and more are experiencing issues.
A number of services and platforms on the internet are currently down.
According to Downdetector, Steam, Reddit, and more are experiencing connectivity issues for users. In the last hour alone, almost 20,000 people have reported issues with using Steam.
The issues are slightly different for users in the United Kingdom. According to Downdetector for that country, Discord, the Playstation Network, Twitter, and more are down. Issues reported regarding Discord are close to reaching over 1000 users.
It's currently unclear what is causing the connectivity issues across services and countries. For something so widespread, it usually falls on a cloud provider like Amazon Web Services, Microsoft's Azure, Google's cloud, or a DNS issue.
If we receive clarification or the issue resolves, we'll be sure to update this article to provide more information.
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Joe Wituschek is a Contributor at iMore. With over ten years in the technology industry, one of them being at Apple, Joe now covers the company for the website. In addition to covering breaking news, Joe also writes editorials and reviews for a range of products. He fell in love with Apple products when he got an iPod nano for Christmas almost twenty years ago. Despite being considered a "heavy" user, he has always preferred the consumer-focused products like the MacBook Air, iPad mini, and iPhone 13 mini. He will fight to the death to keep a mini iPhone in the lineup. In his free time, Joe enjoys video games, movies, photography, running, and basically everything outdoors.