Tuesday March 19, 2024


Issues with file previews

Issue Summary:
From Monday March 18, 2024 at 9:07 PM PDT to Tuesday March 19, 2024 until 12:06 AM PDT, some users saw blurry image previews.

A change was made to a backend service that's responsible for the handling of files in workspaces that have International Data Residency (IDR) enabled. This change inadvertently affected the ability for Slack to correctly generate previews for image files. On Tuesday March 19 around 12:06 AM PDT, we reverted the change to stop any new files to be loaded with blurry image previews.

Thereafter, we conducted an in-depth investigation to find any images that were uploaded during the impacted duration to correct its image clearness. On Wednesday March 20, 12:50 PM PDT, all images were restored.

Thank you for bearing with us while we worked through this case.

7:38 PM PST

We have implemented a fix and all impacted images should be returned to normal. We appreciate your patience while we sorted this out. If you continue to experience issues, please reach out to feedback@slack.com

9:56 AM PST

We’re still actively investigating this issue, but we don’t have any new information to share at this time.

Thanks for sticking with us as we continue to work towards a fix.

10:46 AM PST

We’re still investigating issues with file previews. No additional information to share just yet, but we’ll keep you posted as soon we have an update.

10:17 AM PST

Customers on workspaces enrolled in an International Data Residency region may be experiencing blurred file previews on desktop. We have resolved the underlying issue, and we're now working to restore the affected file previews. We'll provide an update once we have more details to share.

12:06 AM PST

Features affected