• Zoom experienced massive outages Monday morning that prevented people from using the videoconferencing app.
  • Thousands of users worldwide reported that they were unable to log in or start video calls using Zoom, according to Down Detector.
  • Zoom did not immediately respond to a request for comment.
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People who rely on Zoom calls for remote school and work were unable to access the videoconferencing app Monday as it experienced widespread outages.

Thousands of users reported that they were unable to sign in to Zoom or join video calls, according to Down Detector. The problems started appearing shortly after 8 a.m. EDT.

The outages were a disruption for people who rely on Zoom to do their jobs remotely during the COVID-19 pandemic, including teachers at schools that have moved to remote learning.

Users have been affected worldwide, with most people reporting that they had problems logging in, according to Down Detector.

Zoom did not immediately respond to a request for comment.

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