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With a major iOS outage, dozens of apps crash for frustrated Apple users


With a major iOS outage, dozens of apps for frustrated Apple users crash, including Spotify, Facebook, TikTok, Tinder, and Pinterest

Apple apps like Spotify and MailOnline crash on phones around the world as the latest ioS software is launched.

Mass failures have been reported on the popular music streaming service, while iPhone users complain that Facebook and Pinterest aren't working.

The increase in complaints coincided with the launch of ioS 14, although it is not yet clear whether downloading the new software triggered the crashes.

The Down Detector website, which reports reported issues for every major app, today saw an increase of over 12,000 complaints with Spotify, with a large majority of failures concentrated in Europe

Mass failures have been reported on the popular music streaming service Spotify

Mass failures have been reported on the popular music streaming service Spotify

Spotify suggested that there was a widespread outage and tweeted, “Something's wrong. We are currently investigating and will keep you posted here! & # 39;

The Down Detector website, which reports reported issues for every major app, today saw an increase of over 12,000 complaints with Spotify, with a large majority of failures concentrated in Europe.

The social media site Pinterest and the dating apps Tinder and Bumble also saw an increase in problems.

Experts pointed out a bug in Facebook's Software Development Kit (SDK) that is forcing mobile apps to crash.

Facebook said this morning on its developer platform, "We are aware and are investigating an increase in bugs in the iOS SDK that will cause some apps to crash."

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