The TikTok app is presently “experiencing some points,” based on the app’s support account on Twitter in a put up at 4:28PM ET. The app’s staff is “working rapidly to handle” the issues.
Earlier on Tuesday, I wasn’t capable of log in to the app on both the online or my cellphone. Once I tried, I acquired this message, which felt prefer it was downplaying the problem: “There’s a small drawback with the server, fixing it now.” Now, I’m able to log in and use the iOS app as regular, however I can’t log in on the internet.
The TikTok app is presently experiencing some points, which our staff is working rapidly to handle. Thanks in your endurance!
— TikTokSupport (@TikTokSupport) July 6, 2021
Whereas the issues appear to have considerably been resolved, they earlier gave the impression to be pretty widespread, with greater than 40,000 consumer stories of issues on DownDetector at one level.
There are additionally many individuals on Twitter nonetheless posting utilizing the #tiktokdown hashtag. I gotta say, the memes on this hashtag are fairly good — in the event you’re in search of one thing to do as a substitute of hang around on TikTok, scrolling the Twitter posts in regards to the service being down may be a enjoyable different.
TikTok hasn’t replied to a request for remark.
Replace July sixth, 6:41PM ET: TikTok appears to be recovering, however it’s nonetheless experiencing some points.