Chinese-owned video-sharing app TikTok says it has resolved a technical issue that left some users unable to access the app for around four hours.

According to Down Detector, a website that monitors outage issues, there were more than 7,000 reports of problems from about 11:30 GMT (06:30 ET) today.

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A spokesperson for the Chinese social network confirmed the problem had been fixed shortly after 15:30 GMT (10:30 ET), but did not reveal the cause.

‘A small number of users had an issue with the TikTok app earlier which has now been resolved,’ they told MailOnline.

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