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It’s not just you, Slack is down for a lot of users right now (Updated)

Update 9/30/2021 4:01 PM ET: Slack has now released a statement regarding issues with the service, noting that it is related to DNS issues and that all connectivity issues should be resolved within 24 hours.

Currently, it is 1:42 PM EST and if you’ve been trying to talk to your team or friends on Slack, you might be having some issues. People instantly migrated to Twitter to vent their frustrations.

It’s not yet clear what users are affected as most of the KnowTechie team isn’t experiencing issues. We’re all US-based, but judging from Twitter, it looks like the issues are affecting users worldwide.

DownDetector is showing a huge spike in users reporting issues with the popular service.

This Slack outage is developing, so we’ll keep checking to see when things get back to normal and update the post appropriately.

Update 9/30/2021 4:01 PM ET: Slack has now released a statement regarding issues with the service, noting that it is related to DNS issues and that all connectivity issues should be resolved within 24 hours.

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