Snapchat users have been in a state of despair after discovering that the platform is the latest app to fall victim to major outages.
Website and app monitor Down Detector registered tens of thousands of reports from Snapchat users today and the official Snapchat Support account on Twitter posted: “We’re aware that some Snapchatters are having issues using the app right now – hang tight, we’re looking into it!” after people took to social media to complain about the issue.
The news, of course, comes just a week after Facebook was hit by issues across all of its apps, including Instagram, WhatsApp and Messenger for over six hours.
Meanwhile, a spokesperson from the app has told the Independent that the cause is unknown and the problem is not affecting all app users.
So, as we are forced to go outside into the *shudder* real world once more, here are some of the best memes and reactions to the problem.
People joked that they were forced to turn to Twitter – both to find out what was going on and to provide alternative social media – due to the outage:
Indeed, they remarked that Twitter has been one of the only major platforms to keep chugging on lately, given the issues with Facebook and its platforms:
Others joked that Snapchat being down was the real reason people had ignored their messages:
And more people were concerned that they would lose their messaging streaks with their friends:
In general, people were utterly frustrated:
Don’t worry, everyone. At least LinkedIn is fine. And in the meantime, indy100 has everything you could possibly need to stay entertained and informed. You’re welcome.