REPORT: Users panic as Netflix experiences temporary outage across U.S., Europe

MARCH 25, 2020

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UPDATED: Netflix’s streaming service was unavailable Wednesday to some users for about an hour, the company confirmed.

“Some of our members in the U.S. and Europe were unable to use Netflix via our website for around an hour this morning,” a Netflix spokesperson said in a statement to Variety. “The issue is now fixed and we’re sorry for the inconvenience.”

The article goes on to state the following:

According to website DownDetector, user complaints of problems accessing Netflix spiked a little after 12:30 p.m. ET. The site showed complaints mainly across the U.S., in the Northeast, Southern California, the Pacific Northwest and Texas, as well as parts of northern Europe. About 41% of the issues reported were related to having “no connection” to Netflix, and another 34% were related to problems with video streaming. The reports of problems with Netflix on DownDetector had largely subsided by 1:30 p.m. ET.

Complaints from Netflix users soon began to pour in on social media.

David Mack of BuzzFeed News quipped, “our greatest fears have come to pass.”

“It’s getting worse,” one Twitter user wrote.  “Well, there goes my Netflix party,” another added.

“Ok, I guess now I can panic,” Robert tweeted.

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