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Netflix went down globally earlier this week.

Instead of a raft of original content, viewers were met with an error message that read: "Netflix error: this title is not available to watch instantly." The outage affected both the app and the website.

Netflix confirmed the issue on Twitter.

"We are aware of members having trouble streaming on all devices," the service posted. "We are investigating the issue and appreciate your patience."

Those checking Netflix's status page didn't have much luck, either. The page is supposed to inform users of when the service is down, but the page itself went down.

The service is currently back up and running.

It's too early to tell, but we're predicting a global spike in productivity during the outage. Either that or an increase in memberships to Amazon Prime Video...

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