Some Apple customers have been affected by App Store, Mac App Store, and iTunes Store outages. TestFlight and App Store Connect affected too.
Following on the heels of Facebook, it appears that iCloud is also suffering some outages as shown on Apple’s System Status page.
Conspiracy theory time. Yesterday Facebook suffered its biggest outage in its entire history. Other affiliated services like Instagram and WhatsApp were also affected. Facebook is also under a federal criminal investigation over its data sharing practices. Do you think the outage had anything to do with law enforcement seizing some of the company’s servers?
“We are cooperating with investigators and take those probes seriously,” a Facebook spokesman said in a statement. “We’ve provided public testimony, answered questions and pledged that we will continue to do so.”
Apple Maps suffered a temporary outage Friday morning, leaving many people wondering how to get where they needed to go.
Andrew found a website that gives outage stats and a way to report if you’ve been experiencing an outage.
Apple says the outage only affects a small percentage of users, but those concerned with their iPhone and iPad data should temporarily switch to local backups just to be safe.