For users across the globe, Slack servers are down, leaving some unable to access the network.
Over 15,000 reports describing problems are currently shown by DownDetector.
It comes on the first official business day of 2021, with outages experienced by common business communication channels, leaving many users disappointed.
At this time, customers can encounter problems connecting and using Slack. This is currently being reviewed by our team and we apologize for any problems this may cause. To get updates, please visit https://t.co/hlhV4Z15g6.
– January 4, 2021 Slack (@SlackHQ)
Slack issued a statement signaling that they are conscious of the problem and told users that their teams are working hard to solve the problem.
It read: “The problem is known and investigated by our teams. We know how important it is for users to stay connected and we work hard to ensure that everything is running as usual.”
“For the latest updates, please keep an eye on @slackstatus and status.slack.com.”