Periscope — the app that allows people to livestream a video feed to the public — may have crashed in the midst of attacks in Paris, France. 

Reports coming through Twitter indicated the app was functioning up until approximately 6:40 p.m. EST.

But then people began seeing with a "loading error" message when they open their live feed. 

Here's what it looked like:

Periscope Paris attacksKirsten Acuna/Tech Insider

But earlier in the evening, at 6:14 p.m. EST, the feed was filled with streams available for viewing. 

We were able to view one feed from a man named Chris Marques. He was discussing his location in Paris, and how crazy it was that this is happening. Marques reported he was safe, but cops were everywhere.

But then the app went down, Twitter users reported.

One woman promised an update soon, since her Periscope feed wouldn't load.  

 The issue seemed widespread. 

Periscope's Help account tweeted this update at 6:19 p.m. EST:

A Twitter representative stated it was due to an "unusually high load" of traffic:

At 7:12 p.m. EST, several people were able to Periscope again:

One journalist Periscoped her safe return to a hotel room, and updated viewers.

We've reached out to Periscope for more information, and will update this post when we know more.