Reddit has been down for hours

Reddit has been down for hours. Reddit has been down since 12:18 pm PDT.

Reddit's status page and anyone else who tried to load the platform encountered problems.

According to experts, social media platform Reddit is facing an outage, which is affecting its website and app.

The company talked about an internal system issue and a fix but it may take time.

According to the company, the fix was identified around 2:43 p.m. PDT.

A Reddit spokesperson has not yet shared details with TechCrunch about what caused the outage or how long it will take to fix.

There have been over 60,000 reports of problems with Reddit on DownDetector.

Several TechCrunch reporters appeared to confirm problems loading Reddit.