Social media firm Reddit was experiencing issues on its web site briefly on Saturday, in keeping with outage monitoring web site Downdetector.com.
Clients reported bother logging in and sending messages on its web site. The outage affected areas corresponding to New York, Boston and Washington in United States and Toronto in Canada, in keeping with an outage map on Downdetector’s web site.
Reddit stated in an e mail assertion that it was not monitoring any points with the web site at the moment.
“We did have some issues with higher error rates this week … It meant slower load times for some users but we were never hard down,” a Reddit spokeswoman stated in an emailed assertion.
The standing web page of Reddit confirmed that the web site was operational.
Reddit has come into forefront after a social media chatroom on its platform, “wallstreetbets,” led to a so-called “Reddit rally,” which has helped entice a flood of retail money into shares corresponding to GameStop Corp, burning hedge funds that had guess towards the corporate and roiling the broader market. Wallstreetbets has round 6 million members.