Clients reported trouble logging in and sending messages on their website.
The blackouts affected areas such as New York and Boston and Washington in the United States and Toronto in Canada, according to the outage map on the Downdetector website.
Reddit said in an email statement that it is not tracking any issues with the site, and a Reddit spokeswoman said in an emailed statement: “We had some issues with higher error rates this week … That meant slower download times for some users, but we had no difficulty. Start”.
Reddit took center stage after the social media chatroom on its platform, “wallstreetbets”, led to a so-called “Reddit Rally,” which helped lure retail money into stocks like GameStop Corp, burning hedge funds that It had a bet against the company and disturbed the wider market, Wallstreetbets had about 6 million members.