The ephemeral messaging service acknowledged the issue, assuring users it’s working on a fix.
Hi! Some Snapchatters are currently experiencing loading issues. Our team is aware of the problem and working on a fix now!
— Snapchat Support (@snapchatsupport) December 8, 2015
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However, some folks can’t really handle life without Snapchat, even if it is just temporary.
Imma need @Snapchat to get it together boo? Why are you down?? I'm having withdrawals 😫
— ♕DinahJane (@dinahjane97) December 8, 2015
Snapchat down. Calc exam tomorrow . Room hot. No money in my account. pic.twitter.com/5ZAmcPWAoK
— Sean™ (@_onamissean) December 8, 2015
Just made an amazing breakfast but Snapchat's down so Wtf am I supposed to do?
— Kian (@kian_m20) December 8, 2015
Update (16:45 GMT):
While the app is still down for some users, a Snapchat representative has told TNW:
We are working hard to solve this issue as quickly as possible and are very sorry for the inconvenience this is causing our community and partners.
Update 2 (22:49 GMT):
Snapchat has sent a second statement, confirming resolution:
We’re happy to share that as of 12:06 pm PT, the outage that prevented some Snapchatters from posting and viewing Snaps and Stories have been resolved. We apologize for the frustration this caused, and we are working hard to prevent future outages.
➤ Snapchat not working [Twitter]