Is Buffer Down?
Current Buffer Status: up

Status History

We've been monitoring Buffer since July 3, 2019. Here's the history of service outages we've observed from the Buffer status page:

Recent Buffer Outages and Issues

Follow the recent outages and downtime for Buffer in the table below.

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Start Time Type Length Message Details
April 08, 2021 22:12 UTC DOWN about 1 hour Facebook & Instagram Downtime Identified - Facebook and Instagram are currently experiencing an outage that affects Buffer func...
March 19, 2021 17:57 UTC DOWN 40 minutes Increase in failed updates due to Instagram Downtime. Investigating - We're beginning to see an increase in failed updates scheduled to Publish on Inst...
March 03, 2021 09:32 UTC WARN about 8 hours Issue posting to Twitter through Buffer Investigating - We're currently experiencing issues posting updates to Twitter via their API. Our...
January 27, 2021 14:02 UTC WARN 1 day [Analyze] 'Total Fans' not being displayed for Facebook Pages. Identified - Sadly, it appears there is currently an issue within the Facebook API and the 'Total...
January 25, 2021 15:02 UTC WARN 2 days Buffer website partially down Monitoring - Unfortunately, we are seeing a return of the incident from earlier today where custo...
2021-04-14 01:19:10 +0000 UTC UNKNOWN X minutes about, will, here, in, go, Information, the, question, and downtime outage, of, in, Details, will, to, sign, about, each, be, and, information, see, sign, here, downtime, more, so, details, in, you, displayed, and once
2021-04-14 01:19:10 +0000 UTC UNKNOWN X minutes here, Information, the, in, about, go, downtime, will, and question sign, in, see, outage, once, in, details, each, of, so, here, information, downtime, to, Details, about, more, displayed, and, sign, you, be, and will
2021-04-14 01:19:10 +0000 UTC UNKNOWN X minutes the, downtime, about, Information, here, will, in, question, and go each, Details, details, so, you, sign, see, once, to, in, information, in, sign, more, of, displayed, outage, and, about, be, here, will, and downtime
2021-04-14 01:19:10 +0000 UTC UNKNOWN X minutes the, Information, question, downtime, in, about, here, will, and go in, you, here, outage, sign, be, to, will, information, once, of, details, about, Details, more, in, downtime, so, sign, see, and, displayed, and each
2021-04-14 01:19:10 +0000 UTC UNKNOWN X minutes question, here, go, about, downtime, the, Information, in, and will downtime, each, to, Details, so, details, of, sign, sign, information, will, see, displayed, about, in, more, be, you, here, and, in, once, and outage

Supported Features

We support the following features in our integration with the Buffer status page:

  • Down Notifications

    If Buffer is having system outages or experiencing other critical issues, red down notifications appear on the status page. In most cases, it means that core functions are not working properly, or there is some other serious customer-impacting event underway.

  • Warn Notifications

    Warn notifications are used when Buffer is undergoing a non-critical issue like minor service issues, performance degradation, non-core bugs, capacity issues, or problems affecting a small number of users.

  • Differentiates Maintenance Notices

    Buffer posts separate notifications for planned maintenance work. StatusGator will notify subscribers when Buffer enters a pre-planned maintenance window, keeping you up to date.

  • Proactive Maintenance Monitoring

    If Buffer publishes praoctive maintenance events on their status page, StatusGator will collect information about these events. Proactive maintenance events can be viewed within StatusGator and optional reminders of maintenance events can be configured to notification channels.

  • Status Overview

    When Buffer posts issues on their status page, we collect the main headline message and include that brief information or overview in notifications to StatusGator subscribers.

  • Status Details

    When Buffer has outages or other service-impacting events on their status page, we pull down the detailed informational updates and include them in notifications. These messages often include the current details about how the problem is being mitigated, or when the next update will occur.

  • Component Status Filtering

    Because Buffer has several components, each with their individual statuses, StatusGator can differentiate the status of each component in our notifications to you. This means, you can filter your status page notifications based on the services, regions, or components you utilize. This is a very useful feature for complex services with many components or services spread out across many regions.

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FAQ

Is Buffer down today?

According to its status page Buffer is currently up. You can check the most recent events in the 'Recent Outages and Issues' section above.

How can I get notified when Buffer is not working or having outages?

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How can I find out if Buffer is having issues?

There are two main options: You can check the Buffer status page or you can subscribe to StatusGator for free alerts and notifications when their status page changes.

Buffer status page says the service is up, but I'm having issues. What's wrong?

There may be several reasons for that:

  • An outage that hasn't been communicated yet via the Buffer status page.
  • Some local issues with a small group of accounts on the service side.
  • Technical issues on your side, or problems with your software or ISP.
  • A misconfiguration on your side.

We recommend contacting Buffer customer support while checking everything on your side. You can also try Tweeting at them via @buffer on Twitter. Or visit their official status page or website:

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