Netflix back up after service failure

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UPDATE: Shortly after 5 p.m., Netflix tweeted that the outage had been repaired.

ORIGINAL STORY:

No Netflix, no chill.

Netflix is working to restore its popular streaming service after an apparent massive failure sent binge-craving viewers flocking to Twitter to complain Monday.

“We are aware of reported service issues and are working on a resolution as quickly as possible,” Netflix tweeted just after 4 p.m.

According to the website Down Detector, reports of problems skyrocketed between 3 and 4 p.m. This is a map of the outages as of 4:25 p.m.:

(Google)

The cause of the outage is not yet known; this is a developing story.