Social video app TikTok skilled some efficiency points on Tuesday, with DownDetector displaying a spike in outages beginning round 1 p.m. PT. Most customers reported having points watching movies, whereas others aren’t in a position to log in or add content material. The app additionally skilled points when it got here to liking movies and seeing feedback. TikTok did not instantly reply to a request for remark.
The problem was apparently resolved round 6 p.m. PT, TikTok reported in a tweet, however not earlier than heartbroken customers took to Twitter to lament the outage with memes.
“My TikTok is down and I don’t know what to do now,” one person wrote.
One other person famous that TikTok’s algorithm (which normally has spot-on content material suggestions) can also be affected by the outage. The app’s For You Web page, which surfaces content material it thinks customers will admire, apparently wasn’t dwelling as much as its title. “The scariest factor about TikTok being down is that it gave me a generic FYP,” they wrote.
“Noticed Charli [D’Amelio] on my fy web page and I ran to Twitter to see if TikTok was down as a result of my algorithm was all tousled,” one other person joked.
“Stubborn my wifi out considering it was the explanation TikTok wasn’t working,” one tweet reads.
One person was having a extremely tough time coping with out the same old display time. “Minute 15: TikTok is down and one other human made eye contact with me for the primary time in 2 years. Do not know the way for much longer I’ll final,” they tweeted.
“When TikTok is not working and I even have to speak to different individuals on my cellphone,” somebody wrote alongside a meme of an unimpressed Steve Harvey on his cellphone.
One other person dreamed what the world could be like with out the distraction of TikTok. “The place we might be if TikTok was down 24/7,” they mentioned, together with a picture of a futuristic metropolis.
As somebody succinctly put it: “how tf am I alleged to waste my afternoon if I can not scroll via TikTok?”
One phrase: Twitter. For now.