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Microsoft outage affects Bing, Copilot, DuckDuckGo and ChatGPT internet search

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A massive outage impacted Microsoft services including Bing, Copilot for web and mobile, Copilot in Windows, ChatGPT internet search, and DuckDuckGo. The outage started at approximately 3 AM EDT, mainly affecting users in Asia and Europe. DuckDuckGo and ChatGPT issues are tied to Bing API usage. Microsoft acknowledged the outage and is working on a resolution.

  • Massive Microsoft outage affects several internet search services.
  • Bing.com showed errors of blank page or HTTP 429.
  • Outage began around 3 AM EDT, with Asia and Europe affected.
  • DuckDuckGo and ChatGPT search rely on Bing's API.
  • Microsoft posted acknowledgment and is addressing the issue.