Microsoft’s own social network for LinkedIn businesses encountered technical problems during U S. Tuesday business hours cause people to report their problems accessing the LinkedIn website and app

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

The service has become a more popular place to learn even during the pandemic, according to Satya Nadella, Microsoft’s CEO, the number of hours spent on the LinkedIn learning service doubled year over year in the fourth quarter

LinkedIn first tweeted people telling them it was about solving problems around 2 p.m. Easter time soon after, the deteriorating experience on mobile devices and their website on desktop computers was confirmed in a tweet that the service started for certain Restore users just before 3 p.m. Easter time

A LinkedIn representative did not immediately respond to a request for comment on how the issues were spreading

Some people who tried to access the LinkedIn website saw an error message along with a series of random letters and numbers A different kind of error message than on Amazon, accompanied by photos of dogs

Another message some users saw while trying to visit LinkedIn’s website was, “The server does not have a DNS record”

Microsoft acquired LinkedIn for $ 27 billion in 2016 Nadella said in January that LinkedIn had nearly 740 million members, with approximately 6% of the company’s revenue coming from LinkedIn

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