Amazon is DOWN: Thousands of users worldwide are furious after website crashes, leaving them unable to purchase holiday gifts
- Amazon’s website and app crashed after 10:30am ET on Tuesday
- Users worldwide have been impacted, with the most issue reports coming in about the website
- Amazon Web Services is also down across the globe – both Amazon and its Web Services crashed around the same time
Amazon has gone down across the globe, frustrating thousands of users who are trying to purchase Christmas gifts.
The platform, Amazon Music and Amazon Web Services, which offers a series of services for online applications, started experiencing problems at 10:40AM ET.
Amazon’s website is down for most users, with just a few reporting problems with the app and others cannot checkout their carts.
DownDetector, a site that monitors online outages, shows North America, parts of Europe and Asia are all experiencing issues.
Amazon has gone down across the globe, frustrating thousands of users who are trying to purchase Christmas gifts. The platform and Amazon Web Services, which offers a series of services for online applications, started experiencing problems after 10:30AM ET
The crash comes just with just 18 days until Christmas, so many people are currently purchasing gifts – but they will have to wait a little longer to fulfill their holiday list.
And many consumers have flocked to Twitter to share this frustration.
Twitter user ‘The Public Archive’ tweeted: ‘ Amazon is down. The war on Christmas has begun.’
While ‘MoonChild’ is upset the platform crashed right in the middle of their Christmas shopping.
Some users are also having issues with Amazon Music, which some consumers pay $16 a month to access.
DownDetector shows there were more than 9,000 incidents of people reporting issues with Amazon and its services.
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