Reddit users were reporting issues with the social media site on Tuesday evening.

Redditors were left unable to navigate the online discussion platform as they reported app and website issues.

According to Down Detector, issues started just after 7 pm with people complaining that there were issues with the server connection as well.

Problems with the social media site were recorded across the UK on Down Detector including London, Glasgow and Manchester.

The Northern Echo: Reddit and Facebook apps on screen. Credit: PAReddit and Facebook apps on screen. Credit: PA

Of the problems reported, 47% related to problems with the app while 45% related to problems with the website.

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A further 8% of problems were linked to Reddit's server connection.

According to the heat map, the worst affected areas are Manchester and London.

You can use the heat map on Down Detector to see if you are in one of the worst affected areas via the Down Detector website.

Downdetector only reports an incident when the number of problem reports is significantly higher than the typical volume for that time of day.

You can visit the Downdetector Methodology to learn more about how it detected problems.

Reddit users have flocked to other social media platforms to complain about the issues. 

One person wrote: " Damn Reddit down rn??"

A second user added: " Checks Twitter to see if Reddit is down."

A third posted: " Reddit down :/".

At the time of writing, Reddit has not confirmed any outage reports.