Cyber Monday Shoppers Hit Heavy Traffic

00023Holiday shoppers ran into some Cyber Monday website delays on both Paypal and Target sites.

Target’s (TGT) site briefly unable to handle traffic and PayPal (PYPL) also hit by outages, according to consumer tweets and stores. After informing consumers on its home page that heavy traffic was causing delays, discount retailer Target’s site for a brief period asked customers to “please hold tight” before resuming normal operations.The issues with PayPal were first reported at around 8:35 a.m. Eastern, according to the Down Detector website, which showed a heat map displaying the troubles in North America and Europe.

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