Users of the social media site Reddit have reported usage problems on Down Detector, with many unable to use the popular website.

Some have taken to social media to ask if the site is down while others say it appears to be "struggling".

At the time of writing, there have been more than 1000 reports recorded since 4.27pm today.

On Twitter, the DowndetectorUK account first flagged the issue, saying: "User reports indicate Reddit is having problems since 4:25 PM BST. RT if you're also having problems #Redditdown"

Reddit users report website is down on social media

Of those currently dealing with issues on Reddit, 64% said problems were occurring on the website, while 31% claimed the app wasn't working and 5% had log-in issues.

One person asked: "Is @Reddit Down?"

Another person posted: "reddit this is just PATHETIC!!! it’s weekly at this point. STOP GOING DOWN."

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