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No, it’s not just you. Slack is indeed down due to an outage of some sort that appears to have begun happening some time around 7:30PM ET. User-reported issues have spiked on DownDetector.com, and the app is largely inaccessible, with posts not getting marked as read or not going through at all. The issues are affecting both the mobile and desktop versions of the app.
Slack ahs confirmed the outage on its status website, writing, “Users have reported general performance issues such message sending failures and timeouts. We’re working to get things back to normal as quickly as possible and will provide an update shortly,” at 7:53PM ET. Shortly after at 8:02PM ET, the page was updated with, “Users are unable to connect to Slack. We are…tech, The Verge, The Verge - All Posts