Netflix was down for thousands of users on Friday, according to Downdetector.com. The streaming platform said it was experiencing streaming issues on all devices. There were around 4,000 reports on the Downdetector outage tracking website, which collates status reports from a number of sources in the United States. According to Downdetector, the Netflix outage begins around 11:22 p.m. IST. However, it was resolved at 00:15 IST for most users. Users across India also faced issues for almost an hour as the website was down.
As reported by several users on Downdetector, Netflix’s website was displaying “error code NSES-500” whenever users tried to browse content on the streaming platform. The OTT platform has been reported to be down on various platforms including mobile apps as well as web browser.
Meanwhile, at the time of writing, the Netflix website stated that the platform is currently experiencing an issue on some devices. It read: “We are currently experiencing streaming issues on PC and/or Mac devices; however, other devices may still work.” The post also said the streaming giant was working to resolve the issue.
Thousands of Meta’s Instagram users reported problems with the photo-sharing app on Thursday, according to Downdetector.com. Nearly 24,000 Instagram users were affected as of 5 p.m. ET (2:30 a.m. IST Friday), according to outage tracking website Downdetector, which collates status reports from a number of sources in the states. -United. Reports on Downdetector came in over the next two hours and the service appears to be up and running.
“We are aware that some people are having trouble accessing Instagram. We are working to get things back to normal and apologize for any inconvenience,” a Meta spokesperson said in an emailed statement. .
About 23,330 users said they were affected by the outage, according to Downdetector.