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5 ways to troubleshoot Hulu when it isn't working

You may need to try a few different fixes if your Hulu stream isn't working. Shutterstock If Hulu is not working, there are several simple ways to troubleshoot any problems. If you confirm that the Hulu service is working by checking Downdetector, you can close and restart the app to see if that fixes the problem. You should also check to see if Hulu works on another device; if not, you might have an issue with your internet connection or Wi-Fi speed. Visit Insider's Tech Referenc...
Tags: Google, Trends, Troubleshooting, Netflix, Streaming, Roku, Hulu, Dave Johnson, Tech Insider, Downdetector, Tech Reference, Tech How To, Streaming (Reference, Tap Storage


After suffering two outages in a week, Instagram is testing a feature that lets you know when it's having issues so you won't think it's just your internet

Jens Kalaene/picture alliance via Getty Images Instagram says it is testing a feature that notifies users when outages or technical issues occur. The company will use the feature "when we see that people are confused and looking for answers." The news comes after Instagram, Facebook, and WhatsApp had two outages in five days last week. Instagram is testing out a new feature to notify users about outages after the app suffered two of them in the span of five days last week.The company anno...
Tags: Facebook, Mark Zuckerberg, Instagram, US, Trends, Tech, Whatsapp, Outage, Instagram Facebook, Tech Insider, Sarah Jackson, Downdetector, Getty Images Instagram, Jens Kalaene


Facebook apologizes for second outage in a week, services back up

  Facebook Inc apologized to users for a two-hour disruption to its services on Friday and blamed another faulty configuration change for its second global outage this week. The company confirmed its social media platform, Instagram, Messenger and Workplace were impacted by the latest outage. "Sincere apologies to anyone who wasn't able to access our products in the last couple of hours," the company said. "We fixed the issue, and everything should be back to normal now." Du...
Tags: Facebook, Instagram, Russia, Tech, Eu, Moscow, Margrethe Vestager, Facebook Inc, Instagram Messenger, Downdetector, Facebook Messenger People


Facebook, Instagram, and WhatsApp experienced a second outage in less than a week

Justin Sullivan/Getty Images Facebook said some users were experiencing issues with its suite of apps on Friday. "We apologize for any inconvenience," the company said in a tweet. Facebook, Instagram, and other apps went down four days ago on Monday, October 4. Facebook suite of apps went down again on Friday, their second outage in the last week.The company acknowledged the outage and apologized to people experiencing issues after users reported being unable to access its apps, including...
Tags: Facebook, Mark Zuckerberg, News, Instagram, Trends, Tech, Whatsapp, New York Times, Facebook Instagram, Tech Insider, Downdetector, Ryan Mac, Allana Akhtar, Justin Sullivan Getty Images Facebook


How Downdetector Has Become Go-To Site for Online Disruptions

An anonymous reader shares a report: When Facebook's platforms went down early on Oct. 4, the online tracker Downdetector was among the first places users looked to find out what was happening. Downdetector, which uses crowdsourcing to track outages, recognized Facebook's problems were dramatically different than a typical outage. Its system automatically released a notification, including a tweet, informing the internet of the disruption. The outage was among the biggest ever declared by Downde...
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Facebook, Instagram, WhatsApp, and Messenger were all down for hours on Monday, and the internet had a field day over the massive outage

Rafael Henrique/SOPA Images/LightRocket/Getty Images Facebook, Instagram, WhatsApp, and Messenger suffered a widespread outage on Monday. People flocked to Twitter for updates, as well as memes making fun of the situation. "Maybe Facebook is being repaired by the same guy who repairs the McDonald's Ice Cream Machine," one tweet said. See more stories on Insider's business page. Facebook, Instagram, WhatsApp, and Messenger were all down on Monday in a massive outage that lasted mor...
Tags: Facebook, Mark Zuckerberg, Messenger, Instagram, Trends, Linkedin, Whatsapp, Netflix, Jack Dorsey, Outage, Mark, Facebook Instagram, Reactions, Tech Insider, Sarah Jackson, Maybe Facebook


Case of the Mondays: Facebook, Instagram, WhatsApp, Other Apps Down for 6+ Hours

Facebook, Instagram, WhatsApp and other properties both public and internal were nonexistent for the bulk of Monday, with Downdetector initially reporting the outages at 11:40 a.m. ET. Parts of the platforms appeared to be returning around 6 p.m. ET, and Facebook confirmed in a tweet at 6:33 p.m., "To the huge community of people and...
Tags: Facebook, Advertising, Platforms, Facebook Instagram, Facebook Instagram WhatsApp, Downdetector, Social Pro Daily


Every Facebook-owned app was down Monday in a widespread outage

Jakub Porzycki/NurPhoto via Getty Images Several Facebook apps appeared to suffer an outage on Monday. Users reported having issues accessing Facebook, Instagram, WhatsApp, and Messenger on Downdetector. The outage spanned multiple countries, according to user reports. See more stories on Insider's business page. Facebook suffered a major outage across several countries on Monday for more than 5 hours. Users reported having issues accessing Facebook apps like Instagram, WhatsApp, Mes...
Tags: Facebook, Messenger, Instagram, Trends, Whatsapp, Outage, Tech Insider, Sarah Jackson, Adam Mosseri, Instagram WhatsApp Messenger, Facebook Instagram WhatsApp, Downdetector, Ryan Mac, Jakub Porzycki NurPhoto, Getty Images Several Facebook, ET Downdetector


Facebook, Instagram, WhatsApp, and Messenger are all down, and the internet is having a field day over the massive outage

Rafael Henrique/SOPA Images/LightRocket/Getty Images Facebook, Instagram, WhatsApp, and Messenger suffered a widespread outage on Monday. People flocked to Twitter for updates, as well as memes making fun of the situation. "Maybe Facebook is being repaired by the same guy who repairs the McDonald's Ice Cream Machine," one tweet said. See more stories on Insider's business page. Facebook, Instagram, WhatsApp, and Messenger were all down on Monday in a massive outage. People had ple...
Tags: Facebook, Mark Zuckerberg, Messenger, Instagram, Trends, Linkedin, Whatsapp, Netflix, Jack Dorsey, Outage, Mark, Facebook Instagram, Reactions, Tech Insider, Sarah Jackson, Maybe Facebook


WhatsApp, Instagram, Facebook down globally

Facebook and its owned applications WhatsApp, Instagram and Facebook Messenger are reporting loading issues worldwide due to severe outgage as several users complained. Downdetector showed there were more than 20,000 incidents of people reporting issues with Facebook and Instagram. “Sorry, something went wrong. We’re working on it and we’ll get it fixed as soon as we can,” a message on the Facebook website said when trying to load. Meanwhile, the social-media giant’s instant messaging platform W...
Tags: Facebook, Business, News, Facebook Messenger, WhatsApp Instagram, Downdetector, Instagram Sorry


Every Facebook-owned app appears to be down in a widespread outage

Jakub Porzycki/NurPhoto via Getty Images Several Facebook apps appeared to suffer an outage on Monday. Users reported having issues accessing Facebook, Instagram, Whatsapp, and Messenger on Downdetector. The outage spans multiple countries, according to user reports. See more stories on Insider's business page. Facebook suffered a major outage across several countries on Monday. Users reported having issues accessing Facebook apps like Instagram, WhatsApp, Messenger, and Facebook its...
Tags: Facebook, Messenger, Instagram, Trends, Whatsapp, Outage, Tech Insider, Sarah Jackson, Instagram WhatsApp Messenger, Facebook Instagram WhatsApp, Downdetector, Jakub Porzycki NurPhoto, Getty Images Several Facebook, MessengerDown Downdetector, Sarah Jackson Insider Facebook


Slack outage: The latest updates on the major disruption

Another outage takes down the online collaboration platform Slack, with users unable to log on to do work and message their teams.
Tags: News, Trends, Computing, Slack, Downdetector, Service Outage


Slack responds to major outage that leaves business unable to communicate

Another outage takes down the online collaboration platform Slack, with users unable to log on to do work and message their teams.
Tags: News, Trends, Computing, Slack, Downdetector, Service Outage


Twitter’s down for many users (Update: It’s back)

Update (9:30PM CET): The service is now returning to normal. Our original report follows. Twitter has gone down today for many users, who are reporting issues logging into the service’s website. The Downdetector website said it’s been receiving reports of problems since 11:49AM EDT. Users have reported seeing error messages suggesting that they refresh the page, but the recommendation seems to have had little effect. The issues logged by Downdetector appear pretty evenly split between the websit...
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Twitter’s down for many users, who are reporting error messages

Twitter has gone down today for many users, who are reporting issues logging into the service’s website. The Downdetector website said it’s been receiving reports of problems since 11:49AM EDT. Users have reported seeing error messages suggesting that they refresh the page, but the recommendation seems to have had little effect. The issues logged by Downdetector appear pretty evenly split between the website and log-in. The Twitter app, however, appears to be working as normal. User reports indi...
Tags: Startups, Tech, Insider, Downdetector


HBO Max Hit With Technical Problems, Streaming Outages

WarnerMedia’s HBO Max was hit with scattered technical issues on Tuesday, with users nationwide reporting problems with streaming video. According to DownDetector, problem reports with HBO Max began to spike at around 4:45 p.m. ET, with user-reported issues with the service concentrated in New York, L.A., Washington, D.C., and San Francisco. “We’re aware some customers […]
Tags: Hbo, New York, News, Washington, San Francisco, Downdetector, WarnerMedia, HBO Max


Users are reporting that multiple Microsoft products are down

Microsoft shares rose in pre-market trading after its sales jumped SOPA Imagines/Getty Images Users have reported widespread service failures for Microsoft products and platforms, including Office 365, Teams, Azure, and Bing. See more stories on Insider's business page. On Thursday, users of Microsoft's Office 365, Azure, Bing, and Teams platforms and products reported mass outages and failures, according to the site DownDetector.com.-Pete Brown (@pjb_media) April 1, 2021 An offi...
Tags: Twitter, Microsoft, Trends, Speed, Outage, Microsoft Azure, Tech Insider, Downdetector, Azmi Haroun, SOPA Imagines Getty Images Users, Office 365 Teams Azure


Instagram Users Report Problems Accessing App

Thousands of Instagram users reported issues accessing the video and photo-sharing app Friday, with the bulk of the issues involving problems accessing the news feed. According to DownDetector.com, user reports of errors on Instagram began spiking just after 1:30 p.m. ET, with more than 100,000 problems reported. The reports appeared concentrated on the East Coast […]
Tags: News, Instagram, East Coast, Downdetector


Instagram, WhatsApp, and Facebook Messenger are working after a 'technical issue' caused a brief outage across Facebook's suite of apps

Facebook-owned WhatsApp is one of the most popular messaging services in the world, with over 1.2 billion users. mirtmirt/ShutterStock WhatsApp, Instagram, and Facebook Messenger went down for more than an hour on Friday. DownDetector reported crashes beginning around 1:30 p.m. Facebook resolved a "technical issue" that caused the issues, a spokesperson told Insider. See more stories on Insider's business page. Instagram, WhatsApp, and Facebook Messenger apps are back up after being do...
Tags: Facebook, News, Instagram, Mexico, India, Trends, Whatsapp, Facebook Messenger, Tech Insider, Downdetector, Facebook Gaming, DownDetector Facebook, Allana Akhtar


Thousands of users are reporting issues with Instagram, WhatsApp, and Facebook apps

Facebook-owned WhatsApp is one of the most popular messaging services in the world, with over 1.2 billion users. mirtmirt/ShutterStock WhatsApp, Instagram, and Facebook Messenger went down on Friday. DownDetector reported crashes beginning around 1:30 p.m. ET. Facebook was not immediately available for additional comment. See more stories on Insider's business page. Instagram, WhatsApp, and Facebook Messenger apps crashed on Friday.The Facebook-owned sites and Messenger went down aro...
Tags: Facebook, Instagram, Mexico, India, Trends, Whatsapp, Facebook Messenger, Instagram WhatsApp, Downdetector, ET Facebook, DownDetector Facebook, Allana Akhtar


Reddit's r/WallStreetBets appeared to be down briefly on Wednesday morning after the forum sparked a spectacular GameStop rally

The stock skyrocketed 145% over the weekend as r/WallStreetBets members cheered the rally. Allana Akhtar/Business Insider The Reddit page r/WallStreetBets could not load for some users briefly around 9:30 a.m. ET on January 27. r/WallStreetBets had encouraged investors to bid on GameStop stock. GameStop skyrocketed 145% over the weekend as r/WallStreetBets members cheered the rally. Visit Business Insider's homepage for more stories. The Reddit forum that appeared to drive GameStop stock's...
Tags: News, Amc, Trends, Markets, Reddit, Gamestop, Tech Insider, Downdetector, Allana Akhtar, Ben Winck, WallStreetBets


People are reporting problems using major web services as Verizon Fios experiences outages

Reports of Verizon outages in the US spiked on Tuesday. Screenshot from Down Detector data. Verizon Fios outages impacted customers on Tuesday as internet users reported trouble accessing major web services. The issue appears to be concentrated on the East Coast. Verizon said it was looking into the reports and a support account wrote that a fiber had been cut in Brooklyn. Amazon, which operates the AWS cloud service powering many major websites, said it's "investigating connectivity issue...
Tags: Google, Amazon, Verizon, Twitter, Spotify, News, Gmail, US, Trends, Brooklyn, United States, Aws, East Coast, Amazon Web Services, Slack, Alphabet


The 22 biggest tech scandals of 2020, from the unprecedented Twitter hack to the makers of 'Fortnite' declaring war on Apple

Quibi CEO Meg Whitman in January. Reuters Good news: 2020 is finally over. It was a long year, and one in which the coronavirus crisis and the US presidential election dominated the news. Yet the tech industry still managed to embroil itself in scandals of its own.  2020 began with revelations about Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos' phone hacking and a Microsoft employee getting caught stealing millions from the company.  Soon after, however, Silicon Valley largely closed its doors and the tech world...
Tags: Apple, Google, Amazon, Facebook, Mark Zuckerberg, Twitter, Post, New York Post, Spacex, Elon Musk, Florida, UK, Hollywood, Fcc, Microsoft, Minneapolis


10 ways to troubleshoot and fix any Wi-Fi problems you're encountering

If your Wi-Fi isn't working, follow these troubleshooting tips before calling your service provider. Maskot/Getty Images When you encounter Wi-Fi problems, you can try troubleshooting your network or devices, check with your internet service provider, and more. Start by eliminating obvious problems and making sure you know whether it's related to the Wi-Fi network, internet connection, one device or all devices.  Here are 10 ways to troubleshoot and solve Wi-Fi problems.   Visit Busine...
Tags: Google, Internet, Trends, Netflix, Internet Access, Wifi, Routers, Wi Fi, Dave Johnson, Tech Insider, Wifi Routers, Downdetector, BI-freelancer, Tech Reference, Laptops & Tablets (Reference, Software & Apps (Reference


A 'significant number' of Gmail users are having problems in Google's second service disruption in 2 days

Alexey Boldin/Shutterstock A 'significant subset of users' experienced issues with Gmail on Tuesday, according to Google. Although users can access Gmail, Google said, they are seeing error messages, lags and 'unexpected behavior.'  On Tuesday evening, Downdetector received over 16,000 reports that users were having problems with Gmail.  The service issue is Google's second in two days. Yesterday, an outage took out Youtube, Gmail, and Google Maps for about an hour.  Visit Business Inside...
Tags: Google, News, Gmail, Trends, Google Maps, Outage, Gmail Google, Tech Insider, Alexey Boldin Shutterstock, Downdetector, YouTube Gmail, ET Business Insider, Isabella Jibilian


Google services are back online after a major hour-long outage that hit YouTube, Gmail, and Google Maps

Alexey Boldin/Shutterstock Google services were hit by a global outage on Monday morning. Per Downdetector, the outage affected YouTube, Gmail, Google Maps, and more, and began at roughly 6:30 a.m. Eastern Time. Google's Workplace Status Dashboard confirmed every single one of its products was hit by the outage. Users started to report the services coming back online roughly an hour later. At 8:07 a.m., Google tweeted that the outage was "all clear" — but some users said they were still u...
Tags: Google, Europe, Gmail, Youtube, Trends, Bbc, Google Maps, Outage, Tech Insider, Alexey Boldin Shutterstock, Downdetector, YouTube Gmail, Isobel Asher Hamilton, Google Workspace, YouTube Gmail Google Maps, Eastern Time Google


Google is starting to come back online after a major hour-long outage

Alexey Boldin/Shutterstock Google services were hit by a global outage on Monday morning. Per Downdetector, the outage affected YouTube, Gmail, Google Maps, and more, and began at roughly 6:30 a.m. Eastern Time. Google's Workplace Status Dashboard confirmed every single one of its products was hit by the outage. Users started to report the services coming back online roughly an hour later. Visit Business Insider's homepage for more stories. Google was hit by a major outage on Monday morni...
Tags: Google, Europe, Gmail, Youtube, Trends, Bbc, Google Maps, Outage, Tech Insider, Alexey Boldin Shutterstock, Downdetector, Isobel Asher Hamilton, YouTube Gmail Google Maps, Eastern Time Google, YouTube Gmail Google Suite, Eastern Time TeamYouTube


Facebook, Instagram users reporting outages, glitches

According to Downdetector.com, users around the world are reporting outages and glitches with both Facebook and Instagram.
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Twitter says it 'had some trouble with our internal systems' but is working to get the platform 'back up and running for everyone'

Jaap Arriens/NurPhoto via Getty Images Twitter said in a tweet Thursday that it "had some trouble with our internal systems" and is "working to get it back up and running for everyone," adding that it had no "evidence of security breach or hack." Some Twitter users appeared to be experiencing issues Thursday, with many unable to reload their home timeline or post tweets to the social platform. Twitter said on its status website that it was investigating an "unresolved incident" caused by ...
Tags: Twitter, New York Post, Elon Musk, News, Barack Obama, Trends, Social Media, Joe Biden, Trump, Getty Images Twitter, Tech Insider, Hunter Biden, Downdetector, Jaap Arriens NurPhoto, Katie Canales Tyler Sonnemaker, Joe Biden Twitter


Twitter says the site 'should be working for everyone within the next few hours' after it made an 'inadvertent change' to its internal systems

Jaap Arriens/NurPhoto via Getty Images Twitter said in a tweet Thursday that the site "should be working for everyone within the next few hours" after an outage "caused by an inadvertent change we made to our internal systems." Some Twitter users appeared to be experiencing issues Thursday, with many unable to reload their home timeline or post tweets to the social platform. Twitter said on its status website that it was investigating an "unresolved incident" caused by irregularities foun...
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