Discord, Spotify, Wikipedia and other web services will be down on Tuesday, according to multiple user reports, social media accounts and websites. Down Detector. Discord’s outage began around 12 p.m. EST, causing disruption on the popular chat app.
Discord said via its Twitter account: “We are aware of an issue causing the message error and are working on a fix. Discord followed that tweet with some advice: “it’s time to get out people.”
We’re aware of an issue that caused the notification error and are working on a fix.
Sorry for the interruption & thx for the wait! https://t.co/rq97JXSEFv
– Discord (@discord) March 8, 2022
Discord users were unable to log in to the service and reported problems sending messages.
According to a report problem, Discord began investigating “API Errors and Push Notification Errors”, at 12:16 p.m. EST, and attempted to identify and fix the issue. At 1:08 p.m. EST, the crash report noted “the root cause has also been detected in our streaming service”, requiring a controlled restart to cause “play interruptions”. temporary online.” However, “a new issue has occurred causing major API crash.” As of 1:29 p.m. EST, they are continuing to investigate the outage.
Discord experienced several outages in 2022. This includes one as recent as Februaryas well as a two hours of downtime in January, which prevented users from joining calls or using chat functions. Discord also goes through a big incident in novemberalong with Spotify, Snapchat, and Etsy, all of which were affected by the Google Cloud issue.