LinkedIn back up after brief outage

Following a brief Wednesday outage, LinkedIn, a division of Microsoft Corp. (MSFT.O), said that both its app and website were operational.

According to Downdetector, approximately 15,000 users had complained about problems with the social networking service earlier in the day. “Excuse us. We’re back in action if you were having problems browsing LinkedIn today “In a tweet, LinkedIn stated.

By combining status information from many sources, including user-submitted problems on its platform, Downdetector keeps track of outages. There’s a chance that more customers were impacted by the outage.