Furious customers are taking to social media to complain the site and its app is failing to load.
The website appears to have suffered from an issue since 7.30am this morning.
According to Down Detector, which detects when a website crashes, there have been more than 7,000 outage reports.
Down Detector’s live outage map shows the website has crashed for users across the UK and throughout Europe including Germany and France.
The map shows the outage is also affecting users across the US, Asia and Australia.
One customer complained: “It’s an absolute joke, can’t get on selling page… waited a week for items to end and then in last few hours when it’s the best time it goes down.”
Another said: “Can’t log in to see my items that are ending this morning. Hope eBay are offering compensation as I’ll loose out on bids if they don’t fix their problems soon!”
A third wrote: “Damn Ebay, I have an auction sale ending at 8.10am, so no last minute bids, thanks alot, will be on to you later.”
One eBay user evan claimed to have lost £15,000 on a buy due to the outage, urging: “This better be fixed.”
MORE TO FOLLOW