The news: People across social media appeared to be locked out of Slack, the communications platform.
The Twitter account @slackstatus confirmed there were ongoing issues with Slack.
- “Some customer may be experiencing issues with loading Slack. We’ll provide a status update once we have more information. We’re sorry for the disruption,” the account said.
if slack stays down for 15 minutes we legally get to go home— 𝐏𝐇𝐈𝐋 (@allcaps_PHIL) February 22, 2022
The response: Slack said on Twitter: “Sorry for the trouble! We’re looking into it as we speak.”
- Slack said on its website at 7:25 a.m. MST: “We’re investigating the issue where Slack is not loading for some users. We’re looking into the cause and will provide more information as soon as it’s available.”
- At 7:44 a.m. MST, Slack said, “We’re still working towards a full resolution. We’ll be back with another update soon. Thank you for your patience.”
What’s next: There’s nothing else to do but wait to see what happens with Slack and when it might reboot for most users.