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Can’t Access TikTok, PSN, Steam or Other Major Site? You’re Not Alone…

As of ~11:30 AM ET, 22 July 2021, outages have been reported for a number of major websites.

It seems that the source of the problem is one of the bigger content delivery networks in the world, Akamai. The issue is currently being investigated.

A few minutes later they release a second tweet saying that they fixed the problem without getting into specifics as to the cause.

But they did follow up to report on what it wasn’t

However, looking at their own system status monitoring system, it seems the Edge DNS system is still experiencing issues at the time of this writing.

This is probably due to DNS propagation throughout the web and it’s expected to be fully operational in due time.

List of Affected Sites

Sites that are down right now, and suspected to have been affected by this outage, are:

Airbnb
American Express
Apple
Capital One
Chase
Delta
Discover
Fidelity
HBO
LastPass
Mint
Newegg
PlayStation Network
PNC
Salesforce
Southwest Airlines
Steam
TikTok
UPS
Vanguard

It’s too early to tell if this was a result of a DDOS (distributed denial of service) attack or some other cause.

For more updates, you can also refer to Downdetector.ca, which is an outage monitoring service.

Source: Yahoo Finance