The corporate social network LinkedIn went offline on Tuesday afternoon, 23. The flaw affected access via the web version, for computers, and the version of the application for iPhone and Android.
According to Downdetector, which monitors the functioning of online services, the failure started around 4pm and affects users in several countries, including Brazil.
When trying to access the site, the error message “Page not found” was reported.
Around 5 pm, LinkedIn was back to normal for most users.
Microsoft-owned social network confirmed via Twitter that the site presented instability.
“Some members may be having trouble accessing LinkedIn on their mobile and desktop,” says a LinkedIn post. “We are working on it as we speak and will provide updates as we have them.”
Some members may be experiencing an issue with accessing LinkedIn on mobile and desktop. We’re working on this as we speak and will provide updates as we have them. Thanks for your patience!
— LinkedIn Help (@LinkedInHelp)
So far the cause of the social network’s instability has not been reported.
Here are some reports from users:
the day I need to work with Linkedin it goes off the air, day of trials today
— thassia. (@thas_ginger)
LinkedIn down there for you too?
— TOAD 🇧🇷🇺🇸😷 (@toadgeek)
No one notices but the digital mkt analyst realizes: LinkedIn has been down for 20 min
— Canceridrama (@bialenzi_)
The way is to wait because theit’s really off the air!
– Cristiano Santos (@cristianocssp)
The corporate social network has 700 million users worldwide and, according to the company, there has been a 50% increase in content sharing year on year. In August 2020, professionals registered on the platform watched three times more teaching videos than the social network offers compared to the same period in 2019.