The outage lasted about 2 hours and garnered national news media attention.
Where are all the national ecommerce and tech industry journalists when eBay fails to pay millions of sellers on time or any of the other near constant buyer and seller impacting glitches and technical misexecution on eBay? 🤨
Amazon shoppers report a massive service disruption preventing them from completing orders - when trying to complete checkout they receive an error message that says "sorry, we're experiencing unusually heavy traffic, please try again in a few seconds."
Reports are pouring in across social media and downdetector shows a major spike in problems as well.
Amazon's Marketplace Web Service Health Dashboard is also showing a current disruption in Orders API.
I'll update as soon as more information is available. In the mean time, if you're experiencing this issue, let us know in the comments below!