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It's not just you: TikTok is down right now (Update: Back online)

Update: It seems like TikTok is back online after suffering a major service outage.
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January 15, 2024
Tiktok stock photo on smartphone
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TL;DR
  • TikTok users are reporting that the service is down.
  • Issues include videos, the search bar, and comments not loading.
  • It looks like the service is back online again as of 4:35 AM ET.

Update: January 15, 2024 (4:35 AM ET): It looks like TikTok is back online for us. Still having trouble? Then you might want to try our guide to solving TikTok app issues.

Original article: January 15, 2024 (12:54 AM ET): Struggling to use TikTok right now? You’re not alone, as it turns out the service is down for loads of people around the world.

Many X users are reporting that TikTok is indeed experiencing major issues right now. The reported issues include the search bar not working and videos in general not loading.

Downdetector reports that the popular short video app is experiencing significant issues too. User reports here largely echo complaints by X users, including content not loading, the search bar not working, and comments not loading.

TikTok’s support account on X hasn’t confirmed an issue just yet. Nevertheless, it’s clear that users are having problems.