ChatGPT is down for the second time today

ChatGPT logo in mint green and black colors.
Illustration: The Verge

OpenAI’s ChatGPT service keeps experiencing issues today. After an outage took down ChatGPT for a few hours earlier today, the service is experiencing its second major outage of the day. Many users of the ChatGPT mobile apps and the web service are not seeing responses to queries right now; however, as of 1PM ET, some people say they are able to access the services again.

“ChatGPT is unavailable for some users,” says OpenAI in its status message. “We are currently investigating this issue.” The second round of issues started at around 10:30AM ET, with thousands of reports of issues showing up on Downdetector.

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