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Simulate visitor interaction with your site to monitor the end user experience.

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Enhance your site performance with data from actual site visitors

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Jul 08, 2024 | 7 min read
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Apple iCloud Outage January 2024 Recap

By Pingdom Team

On January 30, 2024, in the middle of the day (in the US), Apple’s iCloud services experienced an outage that prevented users from using the website or the popular iCloud Mail service. According to some reports, Apple Pay services may also have been impacted.   This is another example of [...]

Jun 24, 2024 | 6 min read

Facebook February 2024 Outage Recap

By Pingdom Team

On Valentine’s Day (February 14), 2024, Facebook users in the US, UK, and Australia experienced heartbreak: The desktop version of Meta’s flagship social media platform went down for about an hour. The site recovered pretty quickly, though the social media giant didn’t release a postmortem as it did for the [...]

Mar 04, 2024 | 7 min read

Reddit Outage (August 2023) Recap

By Pingdom Team

On August 2, 2023, Reddit—the self-proclaimed “front page of the internet”—experienced a service outage that impacted many of the site’s logged-in users. Unfortunately for the popular web forum, the outage occurred on the heels of API changes that many in the community viewed as controversial. While the outage didn’t grab [...]

Feb 14, 2024 | 6 min read

Chase Outage (July 2023) Recap

By Pingdom Team

On July 25, 2023, Chase Bank customers who use the Zelle payment network experienced an outage that lasted for nearly a day. The outage came months after a headline-grabbing outage involving Zelle and Bank of America in January 2023. What is interesting about these Zelle outages is that they provide [...]

Jan 25, 2024 | 6 min read
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Coffee Meets Bagel Outage (August 2023) Recap 

By Pingdom Team

On August 27, 2023, CoffeeMeetsBagel (CMB)—a popular dating app—services went down in one of the more extensive outages of the year. Users couldn’t log in to the app, and services remained unavailable for over a week. Given CMB’s previous history of technical issues and the extent of the outage, the [...]

Aug 10, 2023 | 6 min read

Instagram Outage (May 2023) Recap

By Pingdom Team

One of Meta’s biggest assets, Instagram, experienced an outage on May 21, 2023, that left users unable to access the social media platform. While outages are never ideal, the social media giant reacted quickly and restored service in about two hours. Limited details have been made available regarding the underlying [...]

Aug 07, 2023 | 6 min read

Twitter Outages – Why Is Twitter Going Down So Often Recently?

By Pingdom Team

Twitter has been in the news a lot lately. It's one of the biggest internet companies in the world, so the public notices right away when its servers are down, and its brand reputation, stock price, revenue, and users can be affected. In recent months, users have noticed more Twitter [...]

Jul 13, 2023 | 0 min read
Microsoft Outage (Jan. 2023) Recap

Microsoft Outage (Jan. 2023) Recap

By Pingdom Team

Change comes with risk. This is as true for a one-person IT department as it is for a cloud giant. And earlier this year, a Microsoft outage demonstrated how high-performing teams aren’t immune to change-induced service disruptions. (more…)

Jan 09, 2023 | 0 min read

Average Cost of Downtime per Industry

By Pingdom Team

When I’m online shopping, reading an article, or watching a video and the website becomes unresponsive, it takes me about eight seconds before I refocus elsewhere. From the point of view of the industry, if customers lose interest when their server goes out, the cost of losing out on so [...]

Nov 23, 2022 | 6 min read

Historical Internet Outages: The 12 Most Impactful

By Pingdom Team

An internet outage can have major consequences for a digital business, especially when it happens during peak usage times and on holidays. Outages can lead to revenue loss, complaints, and customer churn.  Of course, internet outages regularly impact companies across all verticals, including some of the largest internet companies in [...]

Oct 26, 2022 | 0 min read
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The Roblox Outage

By Pingdom Team

Just before Halloween 2021, Roblox engineers experienced a horror story: a service outage that also took down critical monitoring systems. It seemed like the issue was a hardware problem, but it wasn't. Users were frustrated, and the clock was ticking. After three full days of downtime, service was finally restored [...]

Sep 19, 2022 | 0 min read

Internet Availability Threats Following the Russian invasion of Ukraine

By Pingdom Team

Since Russia’s invasion of Ukraine on February 24, 2022, denial-of-service (DoS) attacks impacting availability have been rising. The attacks aren’t only affecting Russia and Ukraine either. Public and private organizations in multiple industries have been impacted, and several nations—including the U.S. and U.K.—have issued warnings about cyberthreats from Russia. (more…)

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