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Amazon is Down (Update)

by Todd Haselton | August 19, 2013August 19, 2013 12:04 pm PST


Amazon is currently down, though it’s unclear why. The company’s website is not loading and there isn’t an explanation on its Twitter account yet. Hopefully this isn’t the work of hackers, and we’ll keep you up to date on what happens.

Update: Amazon now has an image on its site alerting the world that it knows it’s down. Here’s a look:

Screen Shot 2013-08-19 at 3.17.45 PM

Update 2: It’s back online. We’ll keep you up to date if Amazon has an explanation for why it went down.

Todd Haselton

Todd Haselton has been writing professionally since 2006 during his undergraduate days at Lehigh University. He started out as an intern with...