Twitter DOWN – app ‘not working’ for thousands of users in mystery outage
TWITTER has stopped working for thousands of users around the world in a mystery outage.
Online outage trackers logged complaints about the issue from roughly 2:30pm UK time (9:30am ET) on Thursday.
Online outage trackers report that Twitter users across the globe are struggling to access the platform[/caption]
Twitter down – what has happened
According to online outage tracker Down Detector, more than 12,000 Twitter users are experiencing issues with the app and website.
Outage hotpots range from the US and UK to Japan and Indonesia, DownDetector shows.
Users report that either tweets aren’t loading, or that they’re unable to access the Twitter app or website at all.
“Can’t load twitter on my phone or pc?? what’s happened??” one user wrote in DownDetector’s comment section.
Reports of the outage skyrocketed from roughly 2:30pm UK time (9:30am ET)[/caption]
Another said: “Twitter doesn’t load any tweets on PC and Android.”
Until we hear from Twitter directly, it’s impossible to say what caused the outage.
It’s clearly not affecting all users – we tried loading the website at The Sun HQ in London and it appeared to be working just fine.
Twitter not working – is there an official response?
No official statement has been released by Twitter yet.
We’ve asked Twitter for comment and will update this story with any response.
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