Snapchat is Down, Millennials in Crisis
VENICE, CA — Snapchat stated via Twitter at 3:40 p.m. Monday that, “We’re aware of the issue and working on a fix. Stay tuned for updates. We recommend staying logged into your account.”
The outage has brought the Twitter hastag #SnapChatDown to the #2 ranking on trending topics on Twitter.
The trouble may have started after 2 p.m. An earlier tweet from Snapchat stated that the company’s support team is looking into reports of Snapchatters having trouble.
Snapchat is a popular app for sharing content like pictures and short videos with a network of friends connected via the mobile app. It is popular with younger generations as a principle, if not primary, means of chat communications. If you’ve never heard of it, ask your kids.
And inform them not to log out, per Snapchat support’s instructions.