Popular 3D social network IMVU not working (is currently down)

Update 4: Some users are now reporting that IMVU is now working. Let us know in comments below if you are still facing the problem.

Update 3: Here’s what an IMVU Senior Community Manager said a few minutes back:

We are aware some of you are having issues. The proper teams are investigating the matter. Hold tight and ride it out while we get to resolving the matter.

Update 2: The IMVU forum moderator has confirmed the problem is being looked into. Sadly, no ETA for the fix at the moment:

IMVU staff have been pinged in regards to this issue and engineers are looking into this. No ETA but issues are being investigated.

Update 1: We managed to dig out a related thread on the service’s official forum where-in a ‘Moderator’ confirms the service is currently facing issues. Here’s what they exactly said:

I am having a few issues with the IMVU website at the moment as well.. what are the issues you (or anyone else here) having at the moment?

So from their language, it looks like there are more than one problems at the moment.

Original story follows:

Looks like IMVU (a popular 3D avatar based social network) is currently not accessible. Users have started taking to platforms like Twitter to share that the service is not working. The error message they get says the IMVU servers are currently unreachable.

Take a look at some of the complaints:

https://twitter.com/MrDoberRutt/status/1033921396844326912
https://twitter.com/KmsMood/status/1033928504188915712
https://twitter.com/azeaIiaqueen/status/1033920712808050689
https://twitter.com/tye48240094/status/1033918995668377601
https://twitter.com/AzraelMatth/status/1033916314212098048
https://twitter.com/Sophie75074149/status/1033921639686258688
https://twitter.com/PrincessFionaF1/status/1033919283330351104

More tweets here.

As said earlier, this looks like a server issue. It could be because of some kind of maintenance work or could be a problem at the company’s end. Given that many users have pointed out the service goes down frequently, it’s quite possible this outage is due to an issue.

For its part, IMVU hasn’t said anything on the matter at least on Twitter (the only platform where complaints are currently pouring in).

If you are facing the problem, rest assured, we’re keeping an active tab on the matter, and will update the story as and when the company responds or the problem gets fixed.

Meanwhile, in case you come across any newsworthy development on this matter, do let us know in comments below.

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