Posted BY: | NwoReport
TikTok is now back up and running after a two-hour outage that left frustrated users around the world unable to play videos.
According to DownDetector, a website that monitors such outages, the problems started at around 09:40 GMT (04:40 ET).
More than 8,000 complaints were logged about the app, which is owned by the Chinese firm ByteDance.
The issue appeared to have been resolved by about 11:40 GMT (06:40 ET), although TikTok is yet to comment or reveal a cause for the outage.
A total of 53 percent of users having issues reported problems with the app itself, 32 percent with their feed, and 15 percent with their server connection.
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Users in cities across Britain complained of experiencing issues, including those in London and Bristol.
Nikita Emma wrote: ‘Tiktok appears to be broken, couldn’t play video on repeat, I can still scroll, however, my loo break was a lot quicker than normal… So every cloud and all that.’
Twitter user Lichen Subscryb added: ‘Is anyone elses tiktok down? Mine wont play any videos’.
Another wrote: ‘Is TikTok down or smth because it keeps saying “cant play video”. what do I do with my life now.’
DownDetector collates reports of outages from multiple sources, including social media and mobile apps.