|Fri Feb 22 2013 09:23:58|
eBay Experiences Search Outage Friday Morning
By: Ina Steiner
eBay search was broken on Friday morning according to an email from a reader and users who reported the problem on the eBay discussion boards.
On this thread, a seller described the problem, saying searchers were bringing back zero results. "Trying to search and do research but all searches come back with ZERO results anyone else having this problem or just me?" The users reported that Advanced Search also failed to work.
The problem was reported on this thread at 6:56 am EST, and appeared to be fixed by 8:30 am. It isn't certain when the outage began, but could be close to the all-important 2-hour mark. That's because according to eBay's outage policy, "In the event of a title search outage of one or more hours, eBay automatically credits all associated fees for affected listings
eBay had a similar outage in April. Keep an eye on search today, and let us know if any glitches persist! In the meantime, we've got an inquiry into eBay to see the official duration of the search outage.