Users of several major apps including Spotify, Snapchat, Discord, Fitbit and Nest are reporting widespread errors and access issues according to Downdetector.

Downdectector is an outage app where users can report if they are experiencing issues with apps or websites.

At around 5:30pm on Tuesday, issues began with several apps.

On Spotify, 52% of users reported having issues when using the app, 32% reported issues with the website and 16% reported issues while streaming audio.

While it is unclear what the cause of the app issues are or when the issue would be fixed, Spotify posted an update on its official Twitter account saying it’s aware of the problems and looking into them.

On popular social app, Snapchat, issues began at around the same time with users reporting issues while trying to send messages.

Several users said that in an attempt to fix the issue they logged out of the app and could no longer log in.

The Snapchat support Twitter account posted: "Many Snapchatters are having trouble using the app. Hang tight, we're working on a fix. In the meantime, we recommend staying logged in."

Users also reported issues on messaging application Discord, with 39% reporting issues with the server connection.

Futhermore, 36% of users reported issues with the app and 25% reported an issue with sending messages.

Fitbit users also reported issues with the app beginning at around the same time. A massive 62% of users reported issues accessing the app while 21% had issues with the website, 17% of people have been unable to login.

Reports were also submitted for major search engine Google as well as Google Cloud.

Google Cloud's tech support account also put out a statement on Twitter saying it was aware of "an issue" with the platform and directed users to its dashboard to monitor the situation.

Amid the major outage, Pokemon Go players also reported issues with their app as 76% said that they had trouble logging in.