The popular cryptocurrency exchange, Coinbase, appears to have crashed for some users. Reports are emerging on social media of people being unable to access the website or app.
For those who don’t know, Coinbase is one of the most popular ways to buy and sell Bitcoin, Ethereum, and other cryptocurrencies. It’s also one of the most user-friendly exchanges, which is likely a big reason for its popularity.
At the time of writing, Coinbase has not officially acknowledged the outage. However, its support team is actively responding to user reports on Twitter.
We will update this article as more information becomes available.
Update: Coinbase has confirmed that it is experience some downtime due to an increase in traffic. It is working on a fix.
Update 2: Coinbase appears to be back up for most users.