Snapchat is down this afternoon in the second major outage in less than a week (Image: Getty)
Snapchat users are being plagued by problems this afternoon, leaving them unable to send snaps to their friends and family.
Independent outage monitor Downdetector has registered over 9,000 reports at one time from users insisting Snapchat is not working properly.
An outage map on the site showed areas across the world affected by the issues. The UK and eastern parts of the US were noted to have been hit the hardest by the outage.
In response to the issues plaguing Snapchat, a deluge of users have migrated to Twitter to express their frustration.