[Updated] Reddit down and not working, service unavailable (error 503) – what we know so far about this outage
There are new updates that have been added to the bottom of this story…
Popular online discussion platform Reddit is currently down. The website is currently not loading and the app is also experiencing intermittent issues.
Here are some reports:
ermahgerd Reddit is down
— Joseph Ortiz (@zitrodotnet) March 1, 2019
Reddit is down? Now what am I going to do all day?
— Phillip Moorman (@ThisGuyPhill) March 1, 2019
Reddit servers are down oh god oh fuck
— Ash (@HenryAshW) March 1, 2019
Reddit goes down a lot lately. What are they doing over there?
— Karon (@Karon_Sp) March 1, 2019
There’s currently no information on the reason behind this outage. Rest assured, we are looking for more details, and will update keep updating this story in real time with all the newsworthy stuff related to this outage.
Reddit has confirmed the problem. Here’s what the company said around 18 minutes ago:
We are currently investigating this issue
The issue has been resolved:
This incident has been resolved
Update 3 (April 11 2019)
Reddit is down again.
they are doing maintenance
— iLegiTy (@5Andry8) April 11, 2019
Status page reveals the site is under scheduled maintenance:
We will be replacing one of our primary databases at this time
Scheduled maintenance is currently in progress. We will provide updates as necessary
This scheduled maintenance affects: reddit.com (Desktop Web, Mobile Web, Native Mobile Apps, Vote Processing, Comment Processing, Spam Processing, View Counts)
In Progress: Scheduled maintenance is currently in progress. We will provide updates as necessary. https://t.co/eZKcmfcOoU
— reddit status (@redditstatus) April 11, 2019
Update 4 (April 11 2019)
Maintenance has been completed. All services are now back to normal.
Update 5 (April 24 2019)
We are again seeing reports from users that Reddit is down for them. It’s worth mentioning that only some users are apparently facing the issue at the moment.
A quick look at Reddit’s status page shows no glitch, meaning either the page is yet to be updated or it’s a minor glitch that should get sorted soon.
Update 6 (April 25 2019)
Reddit is again glitching. Many users are complaining the site is not accessible at the moment. Even for us, the site is taking a significant amount to load.
We are keeping a close eye, and will update here if this turns out to be a full blown outage or anything else comes to our notice.
Update 6 (April 26 2019)
We are yet again seeing user reports that say Reddit is down. The service’s status page currently shows a steep spike in error rate. Everything is operational though at the moment, at least according to that page.
Update 7 (April 26 2019)
Looks like there’s certainly an issue as Reddit says they’re investigating the incident.
We are currently investigating this incident
No details so far on the nature of the problem. Presumably, they are referring to the outage some users are facing at the moment.
Update 8 (April 26 2019)
The issue was fixed, as noted by Reddit on its status page.
Update 9 (May 09 2019)
Reddit is currently undergoing scheduled maintenance. More info here.
Update 10 (May 10 2019)
Reddit is down again, and this time, even the service’s status page isn’t loading. So there’s no information on the reason behind this ongoing outage, and when it will be fixed.
Update 10 (May 16 2019)
Reddit is currently undergoing maintenance. You can check out the progress here.
Update 11 (May 24 2019)
If you are currently getting ‘service unavailable’ error that’s because the Reddit service is under maintenance. We’ll let you know when it’s back up.
Update 12 (May 27 2019)
If you are currently encountering the ‘Service Unavailable’ notification on accessing Reddit, then you aren’t alone. The service is currently down, but the Reddit Status page hasn’t been update yet. We are tracking the issue and will update the story in case of any further development.
Update 13 (May 27 2019)
The service seems to be up again.
Update 14 (May 27 2019)
There indeed was an issue with the service, as has been stated at Reddit Status page. But a fix for the same has also been implemented.
As of now, Reddit is up and working at least in the Indian region. In case the service is still down for you, it should gradually pick up.
Update 15 (May 28 2019)
Reddit is down again as users are getting ‘service unavailable’ page on accessing the website. However, the status page for the service currently lists all systems as operational. Should be a minor glitch, but we’ll keep a close watch.
Update 16 (June 01 2019)
Reddit is currently down and throwing ‘service unavailable’ error. No update on Reddit Status page yet.
Update 17 (June 01 2019)
Reddit status page has been updated and says the issue is being investigated.
Investigating – We’re experiencing an elevated level of errors and are currently looking into the issue.
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