Slack experiences outage
Slack experiences outage
Users are unable to send messages or connect entirely to the work messaging platform

MANILA, Philippines – Work messaging platform Slack experienced an outage, Wednesday, May 13, Philippine time. The problems started around 7:30 am, according to user reports on DownDetector. A huge concentration of the reports came from Japan and the southwest coast of the US. 

Screenshot from Downdetector

The top problem was “connecting,” consisting 73% of the reports, followed by “sending messages” at 24%.

Slack confirmed the reports on their Slack Status account on Twitter:

The official Slack account tweeted about the outage as well: 


According to Slack Status, customers have “started seeing improvements” as of 8:43 am, with reports of some accounts returning to normal. –

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