Microsoft-owned corporate social network LinkedIn encountered technical issues during US business hours on Tuesday, leading people to post information about their difficulty accessing the website and to the LinkedIn application

During the coronavirus pandemic, online services that enable communication, such as Microsoft Teams, Slack, and Zoom, experienced occasional outages LinkedIn does not play this role, but it does play a key role for recruiters, job seekers and salespeople, and marketers rely on it to display advertisements to users

The service also became a more popular place for learning during the pandemic The number of hours spent on the LinkedIn Learning service doubled year on year in the fourth quarter, said Microsoft CEO Satya Nadella, to analysts on a conference call last month

LinkedIn started telling people in tweets that it was working to resolve issues around 2 a.m.m Eastern Time Shortly after, this confirmed the degraded experience on mobile devices and its website on desktops in a tweet The service started recovering for some users just before 3 a.m. ‘East

A LinkedIn rep did not immediately respond to a request for comment on the extent of the issues

Some people trying to access the LinkedIn website have encountered an error message accompanied by a string of random letters and numbers a different type of error message than the one people encountered on Amazon that came with pictures of dogs

A different post some users saw when trying to visit the LinkedIn website said “the server has no DNS entry”

Microsoft acquired LinkedIn for $ 27 billion in 2016 Nadella said in January that LinkedIn has nearly 740 million members. About 6% of the company’s revenue comes from LinkedIn

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