Some PayPal users had problems sending payments on Tuesday afternoon, while some said they also had problems logging in to the site. PayPal issued the following "Live Site Status Update":
Notification: We are experiencing a system issue which may be affecting PayPal APIs on the PayPal Live Site. Merchants may be encountering an elevated number of the following errors:
- 10001 - Internal Error
- HTTP 500 error for REST API calls
Sent Aug 16, 2016 04:09 PM CDT by ASH
Start time: Aug 16, 2016 02:43 PM CDT
At this time, there is no alternative work-around.