LONDON — Communication app Skype is down for users around the world with users in Europe, Japan, Australia and the U.S. reporting connectivity problems.
According to the website DownDetector, problems were first reported at 4:23 a.m. EDT on Sept. 21 and on social media multiple users are reporting that the service is unavailable. On its own Heartbeatservice, which updates the status of Skype connectivity, the company said: “Some of you may experience problems with Skype presence and may not see online. We have detected an issue with the status settings of Skype. Affected users will not be able to change their status, their contacts will all show as offline and they will be unable to start Skype calls to them.”