Discord back online after “Blocked” message outage

Popular messaging and voice chat app Discord experienced an outage earlier today, leaving numerous users unable to access their accounts. Reports flooded in from frustrated users who were confronted with a message stating, “Sorry, you have been blocked.” However, the issue has since been resolved, and Discord is now back online. Source: lmaopat (@lmaopatgg) on X What happened with Discord?  Reports flooded in from all fronts, getting posted on X, formerly Twitter and Reddit. The complaints are coming from around the world.  Users report not being able to log in to their respective Discord accounts, and those who were able to log in had trouble accessing their chats and message history. Surprisingly, the issue seemed to only affect the web and the desktop app. The Discord mobile app worked fine.  Discord’s official status page logged the errors and issued a fix, but it took a while to reach everybody. Image: Discord DownDetector also showed a significant spike in Discord outage reports, which appeared to be widespread.  Source: DownDetector Ultimately, it was discovered the outage was due to Cloudflare, which experienced issues with its Dashboard and API service. Maintenance was scheduled for the data center in Doha. Source: Discord Discord’s issues seem to have settled now, though. The company confirmed that Discord is back in operation, and users still getting the “blocked” message should restart their Discord apps. Have any thoughts on this? Drop us a line below in the comments, or carry the discussion to our Twitter or Facebook. Editors’ Recommendations: Discord jumps on…Discord back online after “Blocked” message outage

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