Fitbit website failed on Christmas, angering holiday gift recipients
So you got a new Fitbit for Christmas and want to use it right away? Whoops, you can't
Fitbit.com has been down for several hours, dampening the spirits of holiday revelers. The fitness-tracking company says it is conducting "planned maintenance."
http://t.co/GI62Jfml4r is currently down. Have no fear, our elves are working to restore service!
— Fitbit Support (@FitbitSupport) December 25, 2014
The company has also assured customers who already have Fitbits that their data will resync when the website is back up, but that's no consolation for newcomers.