RED ALERT Reddit ‘down’ as users report app not loading and 503 page as platform investigates ‘increased error rate’

As of 9:09pm ET, the site shared an update: "We have identified the cause and engineers are implementing a solution."

At least 51,480 outages have been reported in the last hour, according to Downdetector.

At least 51,480 outages have been reported in the last hour, according to Downdetector.

"So reddit is down rn right? It’s not just my janky a** McDonalds wifi internet?," one Twitter user wrote.

"Checking here to confirm the worst - reddit is down!!," someone else said. "Reddit is down. Shocker," another tweeted.

"Reddit is down and I'm not sure what to do with all this newfound free time," tweeted another. The app is still working to rectify the issue.