Slack’s status page has confirmed that there was a problem with the site but have given little information on its cause or how it might have occurred.
Home workers across the UK have been left in the lurch this morning after popular workplace messaging app Slack went down.
Users have reported that messages have been disappearing, images are not showing and files are unable to be uploaded to the site.
The issues seem to be inconsistent, with different users experiencing various issues but they do all appear to be present on a variety of platforms – with outage occuring on apps, on the desktop site and on both Android and Apple products.
A spokesperson for Slack wrote on the company ’s website: ‘Some people may be having an issue with Slack. ‘We’re currently investigating and will have more information shortly. Thank you for your patience.’
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Tracking website Down Detector have reported a range of problems – with the issues beginning at 10:57 AM BST today.
Users of the messaging service have taken to Twitter to voice their frustrations, with one person tweeting: “If slack is down for more than fifteen minutes legally you can take the day off.”
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