You've probably already noticed Reddit.com won't load. But if your first instinct was to check Reddit to confirm that Reddit was down, you're not alone(Opens in a new tab) .
But the answer to your question is yes. The link-sharing giant is experiencing an "internal systems issue," according to Redditstatus.com(Opens in a new tab) . Reddit started investigating an outage a little after 3 p.m. ET, according to that same site, and now they say they're working to "determine a fix."
Reddit had signaled that it was making plans for an IPO later this year. One little outage shouldn't throw that plan off track, however, particularly with one of its main competitors, Twitter, experiencing headline-grabbing turmoil — including outages — that seems to grow more extreme every day.