Apple's iMessage and FaceTime networks are once again experiencing outages.
The outage, which is the second this week, began just before 8 a.m. PT, and once again affects "some users," according to Apple's system status page.
Both services experienced a similar outage this past Tuesday that
iMessage is Apple's proprietary messaging platform that works between iOS and OS X users. FaceTime is the company's live video chat service, also for those two platforms. In January, Apple said that iMessage users were sending more than 2 billion messages a day on the service. For iPhone users, those are often in place of text messages when sending to another iOS device.
Update at 9:47 a.m. PT: And just like that, Apple says they're back up. Apple also appears to have adjusted the outage time to end at 9:07 a.m. PT.