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Snapchat is down in the US and Europe



Users across the United States and Europe are experiencing difficulties with sending messages on Snapchat.

The Daily Mail reports users are prompted with a "failed to send" alert and a red exclamation point next to the messages they're trying to transmit.

Down Detector, a site that detects when websites are down, says that users started to experience difficulties around 11:00 a.m. eastern time.

In a statement released via Twitter, Snapchat says they are looking into the issue.

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