Reddit is down

The Reddit logo over an orange and black background
Illustration: Alex Castro / The Verge

Reddit is currently experiencing a big outage affecting its websites and apps, according to the company’s status page. I’m consistently seeing an error message when trying to load Reddit on my Chrome browser. When I downloaded and opened the iOS app, it just shows a Reddit Snoo mascot with X’s for eyes.

“We’ve identified an internal systems issue and are working to determine a fix,” the company wrote at 12:56PM ET on its status page. The preceding message, from nearly 40 minutes before, notes that Reddit is “is currently offline.”

The problem appears to be widespread, with…

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