If you’re wondering why your Snapchat won’t let you sign in or send messages, it’s because the popular self-destructing pictures app is down.
After reports around the world, Snapchat Support the Twitter page confirmed “some Snapchatters are having issues with the app right now” – DownDetector is also reporting a huge spike in issues for the app.
Commenters on Snapchat’s Twitter post list a few key issues, ranging from the inability to log into the app to issues sending messages on the platform. Many posters bemoan the possibility of their sequences ending.
Analysis: enjoy it while it lasted
Just a week ago, Facebook, WhatsApp, and Instagram all broke down, which is remarkable considering the latter is a big rival for Snapchat as it is another social media platform. based on the image.
According to Bloomberg, Snapchat saw its popularity increase dramatically after the outage – the site predicts there has been a 20% increase in user numbers, as many have flocked to the Snap-happy alternative.
Well, we don’t imagine this boost will last long now that Snapchat has collapsed.
There have been many outages in 2021, as all the major websites seem to continue to crumble, and Snapchat is just the latest in a long line. You can read our guide on why this keeps happening if you’re interested – and if you’re a Snapchatter waiting for the service to bring the service back online, you can settle for the distraction.
The Snapchat outage is ongoing at the time of writing so this is a landmark story – keep checking for up to date information on the outage.