Users report technical issues on social media app TikTok

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TikTok users in Australia and across the world experienced major technical issues on social media app. The majority of users reported being unable to view videos, while others faced issues logging in and uploading content. Others online reported seeing a drop in likes and views on their videos, and a change to the algorithm.

TikTok Support confirmed it was aware of the issue. And wrote, “TikTok app is currently experiencing some issues, which our team is working quickly to address.”

Just after 11 am, TikTok support confirmed that all services had returned to normal. During the worst of the issues, they appeared to be fairly widespread, with more than 40,000 user reports of problems on Downdetector at one point.