Netflix was down Thursday morning for many users around the world, including in the US and Europe.
Thousands of people were reporting issues playing TV shows and movies on the video-streaming platform, according the outage-tracking site Down Detector. The site shows reported interruptions from thousands in Japan, China, the Netherlands, and more.
A few hours after outages were first reported, Netflix said the issue had been fixed. The company apologized on its main Twitter account for the disruption in service.
—Netflix US (@netflix) November 21, 2019
According to Netflix’s website, the platform was “experiencing issues streaming on all devices.” Netflix didn’t respond to Business Insider’s requerst for further comment.
While the service was down, Netflix was responding on Twitter to individual users who were complaining the platform was down, and acknowledged its service was experiencing issues.
“At the moment we are experiencing technical problems, we are busy rectifying this as quickly as possible,” Netflix tweeted, according to a Google Translate translation. “I recommend trying Netflix again at a later date. Sorry for the inconvenience.”
—Netflix CS (@Netflixhelps) November 21, 2019