Popular social media and message board, Reddit is down with millions of users unable to access the site.
On various social media platforms Redditors have been reporting about the challenges facing the site with display of an error message.
Some users are hit by an error message that says “Our CDN was unable to reach our servers.”
But Africa Feeds investigations also showed that for some users the site fails to load, with a display of a 503 gateway error.
Most users reporting about errors and unable to access the site come from Africa, Europe and the east coast of North America.
Social media reactions
Uh, guys, I think Reddit is down.
— Alan Nadeau III-#AlitaArmy (@alannadeau2016) July 11, 2019
Reddit is down on Chrome. So if I want to waste time I will have to use Microsoft Edge. pic.twitter.com/PYlJ9lKHRa
— Ray Stone (@wraystone) July 11, 2019
Ugh Reddit is down. How am I going to do any reporting today??
— Kyle Schnitzer (@Kyle_Schnitzer) July 11, 2019
— Ivan Pleva (@PlevaIvan) July 11, 2019
Yikes. Reddit is down. Yet another major service facing CDN woes.
— Samir Makwana (@shadez) July 11, 2019
— Joel Cairo Nasser (@joelmcairo) July 11, 2019
Last week WhatsApp and Instagram also suffered similar outages for several hours.