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Popular AI chatbot service ChatGPT faced multiple outages today. OpenAI had to work for hours on these issues to make the service available to users again.

According to the company’s service status tracker, the company started working on the first issue at 12:21 AM PDT on June 4. OpenAI said it fixed this issue at 04.19 AM PT.

However, hours after this update, the company said it was investigating another outage at 07.33 AM PT. OpenAI posted an update at 10.17 AM PDT saying that all systems were operational.

“We experienced a major outage impacting all users on all plans of ChatGPT. The impact included all ChatGPT-related services. The impact did not include or the API. This incident started June 4th at 2:15 PM GMT and was resolved June 4th at 5:01 PM GMT,” Open.AI said without providing any additional context for the outage.

The service was down for several users across the globe in the early hours of the day Pacific time. Many users have posted about the issue on X and Threads.

ChatGPT has more than 100 million weekly users, according to OpenAI.

There have been a few partial outages for ChatGPT users in the last 30 days. The most notable incident was when users were not able to access web results because of the Bing API outage last month.

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