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The site says the fix may take “some time to implement.”

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to update: Reddit suffered an hour-long issue on Tuesday that left the popular chat site unavailable to many users — and the company didn’t have the expected access time when it was resolved.

In an update at 2:43 PM PT, The status page said reddit“We’ve identified a fix that may take some time to implement, and in the meantime, prepare (or eat) your bananas.” »

User reports of access issues with Reddit’s website and apps spiked at noon Tuesday, topping more than 60,000 outage reports, according to monitoring website Downdetector. Reddit’s status page, as of 12:18am PT, read: “Investigation – Reddit is currently offline. We’re working to identify the issue” and later said the issues stemmed from an “internal system issue.”

3:37 PM PT, main Twitter account on Reddit to publishEnjoy your productivity. We will be up and running again soon »

According to Reddit, there are over 100,000 active communities from around the world on the site, covering many topics and areas of interest.

Last month, Reddit exposed a “data security incident” in which a hacker used a “sophisticated phishing campaign” to access some internal documents and business information. The company said it learned of the phishing attack on February 5 and that the information that could be accessed through the attack could include “limited Reddit code, limited contact information for a small number of company contacts and employees. The company (current and former), as well as information about the advertiser. According to Reddit No high-risk data such as credit card details, company financial information, account passwords, campaign strategy or performance were accessed.

In December 2021, Reddit secretly submitted a draft filing statement to the Securities and Exchange Commission for a proposed initial public offering. The company was valued at more than $10 billion.

Reddit was launched in 2005 and Reddit was acquired by Condé Nast the following year. In 2011, Condé Nast spun off the site, while Advance Publications, Condé Nast’s parent company, retained a minority stake.

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