Is Buffer Down? Current Buffer Status: up

Notification Frequency

  • Averages less than 1 per day:
  • There were 3 WARN notices last 30 days
  • There were 0 DOWN notices last 30 days

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.

Start Time Type Length Message Details
August 03, 2020 19:37 UTC WARN 3 days Increased LinkedIn Publishing Errors Identified - Beginning on July 31st, Buffer began to experience an increase in the number of erro...
July 30, 2020 11:42 UTC WARN 4 days Trouble with publishing Facebook updates containing tags of other Pages. Investigating - We are currently investigating an issue involving the publishing of Facebook upda...
July 14, 2020 09:37 UTC WARN about 11 hours Instagram Direct Publishing Service Outage Investigating - We are currently seeing some issues when attempting to send updates from Buffer P...
May 24, 2020 17:57 UTC WARN about 15 hours Issues with some Pro subscriptions being automatically downgraded Investigating - Customers with Pro subscription through iTunes and Google Play are being downgrad...
May 14, 2020 06:02 UTC MAINTENANCE 30 minutes Buffer Database Maintenance In progress - Scheduled maintenance is currently in progress. We will provide updates as necessar...
May 05, 2020 16:12 UTC WARN about 3 hours Increase in the error rate for Facebook publishing. Identified - Buffer is currently experiencing an increase in the number of errors when attempting...
March 13, 2020 20:07 UTC WARN 20 days Increased Error rate when publishing videos to Instagram Monitoring - We've seen a decrease in the past 24 hours regarding the number of errors when publi...
February 13, 2020 13:32 UTC WARN 4 days Issue w/Responding to Facebook Comments. Monitoring - We're seeing a minor increase in errors when responding to Facebook comments through...
February 03, 2020 16:32 UTC DOWN 20 minutes Buffer.com Inaccessible Investigating - We're currently experiencing issues with accessing the Buffer Publish web dashboa...
January 24, 2020 17:02 UTC WARN about 20 hours Instagram Publishing Issues Investigating - We're currently experiencing issues when attempting to publish content to Instagr...

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.

  • 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.

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