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DoorDash plagued by outages Friday night

Door Dash plagued by outages Friday night
Posted at 6:37 PM, Apr 17, 2020
and last updated 2020-04-17 22:39:28-04

With many restaurants operating as carryout or delivery only, DoorDash said on Friday night it experienced an outage of service.

Thousands of DoorDash customers and drivers have tweeted the company. Some customers said that they were unable to order using the platform. Some drivers said that they were unable to complete the order process.

"We’re currently experiencing issues with the DoorDash platform," DoorDash said at 8:19 p.m. ET. "Please know that we’re doing everything we can to resolve this as quickly as possible. Thanks for your patience."

Later in the evening, DoorDash said service has been restored.

"The DoorDash platform is up and running, and ready for your orders. Our sincerest apologies for any inconvenience," the company said.

Based on the tweets, the outage affected customers nationwide.