Hulu users took to Twitter afternoon on Thursday April 21 to complain about a “network error” message that popped up every time they tried to access the streaming platform.
The Disney streaming service had an outage under a Down Detector reportand stayed like that for hours, leaving users very frustrated.
Several members of the platform shared how disappointed they are that Hulu isn’t solving the issue soon. Read on to know the status of the issue.
The blackout hits Hulu on Thursday
Hulu experienced an outage Thursday and the issue was confirmed in a statement from the company, reported Meeting.
Addressing the issue, Hulu said, “We are aware of a technical issue impacting Hulu. We are working on a quick solution.”
The side note on the Hulu Help Center read, “Playback unavailable? We are investigating the issue with the highest priority and hope to get it working again soon. Thank you for your patience!”
Though users are flooding social media sites with complaints, Hulu hasn’t fixed the bug on any of its network platforms.
Is Hulu still down?
Several users have confirmed on Twitter that they can access the service as usual after the brief inconvenience.
However, Down Detector points out that there are still some users who are facing the problem on the streaming platform.
The page states, “User reports point to potential issues with Hulu.”
By the time the outage was at its peak, the site was receiving over 61,000 complaints. While 70% of users complained that they couldn’t access the video streaming site, the rest had problems while using the app.
Users complained about network errors
Several users were annoyed with the “Network Error” message they received when trying to access Hulu services. They also found that no amount of troubleshooting on their part could fix the problem.
An angry user tweeted: “Thanks for wasting an hour of my time troubleshooting! If I hear that startup sound again and then a network error, I’ll lose it! Inform your subscribers!”
“I open Hulu and it won’t load. I only had the Hulu logo. Says network error but all my other apps are fine” claims Another.
“@hulu so I missed the 2nd half of the game from @memgrizz and @Timberwolves because of NetworkError… I need a credit… STAT!” lol,” tweeted a.
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