Grindr went down this morning in the U.K., U.S., Europe, and Australia and gay men the world over had a collective panic attack.
According to Down Detector, an independent website that tracks social mentions to detect outages, a surge of Grindr down reports came around 7:00 a.m. EST, with users reporting server connection and login issues.
The outage last just under two hours and impacted thousands of users. 62% who were affected by the outage had log-in issues, while 37% suffered problems with server connection.
And nobody was happy about it.
See how folks around the world handled the outage…
— Jack Panebianco (@JackPanebianco) November 9, 2017
— SW (@Feedingmywolf) November 9, 2017
Is anyone else’s Grindr down omg reply to me gays asap I’m anxious ; potential dick could be waiting
— Jay (@JaySays98) November 9, 2017
Grindr was down so I reinstalled it and I’m pretty sure I’ve lost all my messages and oh my god disaster.
— Vordie (@GManoloudis) November 9, 2017
#GrindrDown can’t cope
— chris (@chrismcfc_) November 6, 2017
Uh oh, most popular gay dating app #Grindr has gone down so many men won’t be able to ?
— iTechGeoff (@iTechGeoff) November 9, 2017
What do I do with my life now grindr is down? ????
— Dan (@danwardUK) November 9, 2017
When i said i wanted someone to go down on me i didn’t expect grindr to take it literally by not working anymore
— Adam (@adam_albasslan) November 9, 2017
— Andrew Bridge (@AndrewInEcuador) November 9, 2017
Is @grindr down? Asking for a friend…
— Lamar Dawson (@dirrtykingofpop) November 9, 2017
When you wanna get cha rocks off but Grindr is down and Jack’d forever being ashy.
— Yung Escandaloso (@SynKami) November 9, 2017
Grindr is down. This could be the very end of queer culture as we know it. Find a twink and hold them tight. #grindrdown
— Dick Gariepy (@DickGariepy) November 9, 2017