TikTok is returning to normal after experiencing issues on Tuesday

Illustration by Alex Castro / The Verge The TikTok app “should be returning to normal” after it experienced issues on Tuesday, according to the app’s support account on Twitter.
Earlier on Tuesday, I wasn’t able to log in to the app on either the web or my phone. When I tried, I got the following message, which felt like it was downplaying what was going on: “There is a small problem with the server, fixing it now.” Now, though, I am able to log in and use TikTok on iOS and the web as normal.
…Annnnnd we're back! Your app experience should be returning to normal. Thanks for bearing with us, everyone ✨
— TikTokSupport (@TikTokSupport) July 7, 2021 During the worst of the issues, they appeared to be fairly widespread, with more than 40,000 user reports of problems on…
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