Update: Snapchat has confirmed that some of its users are experiencing loading problems and the team is working on a fix.
Hi! Some Snapchatters are currently experiencing loading issues. Our team is aware of the problem and working on a fix now!
â€” Snapchat Support (@snapchatsupport) December 8, 2015
If you are a Snapchat user and are unable to login or share snaps using the app, you are probably not alone. Several users from around the world are reporting issues with Snapchat, as they are unable to access the service.
Snapchat is yet to confirm the offline status of the prominent ephemeral messaging app but users experiencing the problems have shared their dismay on Twitter. According to DownDetector, a website that monitors the status of social media networks and other websites, Snapchat has been having issues since 7:32 pm EST on Monday.
According to International Business Times, reports of Snapchat issues started flowing in at 2:22 am EST from different parts of the world including North America, Europe and Australia.
The affected areas are shown in Snapchat outage map, which is updated in real time by DownDetector. Below is a screenshot of the outage map showing affected regions at the time of writing.
Affected users also took to Twitter and DownDetector website's comments section to report their troubles with Snapchat.
â€” barcaâš½ï¸ (@kristaNEY11) December 8, 2015
@Snapchat is down. I repeat, Snapchat is down.
â€” Lucky? (@LuckyMeech) December 8, 2015
SNAPCHAT IS DOWN. CALL 911 â€” tangerine girl (@fallen_lucy) December 8, 2015
Snapchat is down what do I do
â€” Vince Rugari (@VinceRugari) December 8, 2015