Amazon website temporarily crashed: 5 details

Amazon's website and app crashed for thousands of users in the U.S. on May 28, according to Business Insider.

Five details:

1. Amazon had more than 77,000 outage reports, largely in the East and West coasts of the U.S. as well as area in Texas and the Midwest, during the afternoon on May 28.

2. Amazon Web Services powers the website, and it has rarely experienced outages over the past several years.

3. The outages in the past have resulted in significant lost sales for the company.

4. Parts of Europe also experienced Amazon outages, according to DownDetector.

5. The issue has been resolved. The source of the outage has not been disclosed.

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