Tuesday, June 8th 2021
An outage with a major CDN (content distribution network) service, Fastly CDN, has caused service disruptions with major social media websites. These include Reddit, Twitch, Pinterest, GitHub, and leading online publications that include The New York Times, and The Guardian. The uptime check status on the Fastly website describes a "Global CDN Disruption" first identified at 09:58 hrs UTC, today (June 8). As of 10:44 hrs UTC, the service stated that the cause of the disruption has been identified, and a a fix is being implemented. Sites depending on the service are slowly beginning to come back up.