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Amazon's Website Crashed On Prime Day And People Were Not Pleased

When people went to Amazon.com, they saw text that read, "Sorry something went wrong on our end."

Last updated on July 16, 2018, at 5:10 p.m. ET

Posted on July 16, 2018, at 3:49 p.m. ET

Shoppers planning to squeeze their wallets dry on Monday for Amazon's Prime Day sales got an error page instead of pages of deep discounts when they visited Amazon.

Three minutes into @amazon ‘s #PrimeDay and the website crashes.

@erbridg / Via Twitter: @erbridg

When shoppers went to Amazon.com, they saw a picture of a "dog of Amazon" with text that read, "Sorry something went wrong on our end."

People were shocked.

@IUmanderson / Via Twitter: @IUmanderson

People were pissed.

@reelschneider / Via Twitter: @reelschneider
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"Get your website straight so I can give you my money already pls," one person said.

Some people were temporarily distracted.

@caseydotson0318 / Via Twitter: @caseydotson0318

Other people were not amused by these pups.

@AshKolankowski / Via Twitter: @AshKolankowski

"#PrimeDay is a big waste of time so far!" said another person.

@RetroGamingDev / Via Twitter: @RetroGamingDev
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It's unclear what caused the website to crash.

@sfiegerman / Via Twitter: @sfiegerman

As of publication time, Amazon seemed still to be down for some users.

@infraredinf / Via Twitter: @infraredinf

Amazon did not immediately respond to BuzzFeed News' request for comment about what caused the site to crash. But it tweeted that it is "working to resolve this issue quickly."

@amazon / Via Twitter: @amazon



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