The site has plummeted after GameStop’s stock rose 100 percent in the late hours of Wednesday’s trading. One of Reddit’s most controversial communities, r / WallStreetBets, has conquered the stock and was intensely active after the boom. At the moment, it is unclear whether the two are related or not, but getting a subredit Very heavy traffic
Just before Reddit crashed.
As of 5PM ET, the site appears to be reactively accessible, if a bit slow to respond. Downdetector Report Are falling fast, indicating that most people are starting to be able to use the site again, and here we are Report door Also able to load the site. Status page Also shows the site as “operational”.
Updated February 24, 5:07 pm Reddit is now back up and operational.