The network is under the weather so to speak at the moment.
There's a few links on our main page to highlight what is happening.
As for searching and sharing, the best way forward if find a room with like minded individuals and park/chat.
Once you find a room you can browse the files of users there.
The room listing is also affected by the present issues.
Josh from winmxunlimited has done the community a great service by providing an online room listing at winmxunlimited.com to help users find rooms.