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(Reuters) – LinkedIn (NYSE :), Microsoft Corp. (NASDAQ 🙂 professional networking site announced Tuesday that it was investigating a technical issue on its platform after thousands of users reported difficulty accessing the site.
Downdetector, an outage tracking website, showed there were more than 24,000 incidents where people reported problems with LinkedIn.
“We’re investigating the problem and working on a solution,” said LinkedIn.
California-based LinkedIn helps employers assess an applicant’s suitability for a role, and employees use the platform to find new jobs.
Downdetector only tracks outages by gathering status reports from a number of sources, including user-submitted errors on its platform. The failure can affect a large number of users.
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