In Progress: Scheduled maintenance is currently in progress. We will provide updates as necessary. https://t.co/FOKMIfOZz1
— reddit status (@redditstatus) May 23, 2019
Apparently, these maintenance blackouts have been frequent with about three scheduled maintenance blackout in a week.
May 8th, May 15th, May 18th, and May 22nd? How fragile are your servers that you have to do maintenance on them three times in the span of a week? Says a user on twitter.