STREAMING platform Netflix has been experiencing difficulties on November 18, 2021.
Many users have reported problems on the site and app, claiming the connection is intermittent.
Is Netflix down? Why the app isn’t working
As of November 18, Netflix has been having issues with its platform.
Content on the site has not loaded properly and users have been having a variety of problems accessing the shows.
Over 56 percent of the problems reported were related to having problems with video streaming, 33 percent are having website difficulties, and 12 percent are experiencing problems with the app, according to Down Detector.
The site saw a spike in reports around 9:00pm but users reported that the site appeared to be back.
This marks Netflix’s tenth problem of the month with previous problems and outages being reported on November 1st, 2nd, 3rd, 4th, 6th, 7th, 9th andn 15th.
In mid October, users logged on to platforms such as Whatsapp and Instagram and also reported technical issues when attempting to run the apps on their mobile devices along with a dozen other apps.
How can I check if Netflix is not working?
Those who may be experiencing difficulties with Netflix can check another social media app such as Twitter for reports.
If you don’t have a Twitter account Down Detector will tell users when the apps are down or experiencing difficulties.
If it appears the problem may not be widespread, try checking the internet connection on your device or exiting the app before logging back in.
When have there been Netflix outages before?
There have been other reported Netflix outages in the past including:
- November 18, 2021: Users reported issues with streaming Netflix.
- November 15, 2021: Netflix website was down.
- October 20, 2021: Netflix website was struggling to display content.
- October 18, 2021: Netflix website was down across the world.
- October 16, 2021: The Netflix website had an unstable connection that lasted nearly a whole day.
- October 15, 2021: Netflix was down overnight beginning at 10pm.
- October 14, 2021: Users reported worldwide issues from 3am until mid-day
- September 4, 2021: Users indicated the Netflix site was not loading
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