Twitter Down? Firm Responds as Hundreds of Customers Report Points With Accessing Twitter


Twitter was down for 1000’s of customers on Tuesday, in accordance with outage monitoring web site Downdetector.com. The microblogging service presently has over 33,000 stories on the downtime tracker, which tracks outages by collating standing stories from quite a few sources, confirmed greater than 15,000 outage stories. In the meantime, the service seems to be working usually in India, with a small spike of 500 consumer stories of being unable to entry Twitter. Devices 360 was in a position to entry the service, and Twitter’s standing web page doesn’t present any points with the service.

In keeping with Downdetector.com, there have been 33,184 consumer stories of Twitter downtime at 11:38pm IST on Tuesday. Then again, there have been 520 consumer stories on Downdetector.in across the identical time. On the time of submitting this report, Twitter’s standing web page confirmed that each one programs have been operational, with no points reported on Tuesday. The service later acknowledged that some customers have been unable to entry their timelines, including that it was engaged on a repair.

Netblocks, a gaggle that displays intentional downtime of on-line providers and the Web, acknowledged that Twitter is experiencing worldwide outages, however that the incident was not associated to country-level web disruptions or filtering. 

Twitter final skilled downtime in July, when the service was inaccessible to 1000’s of customers for hours. The microblogging service was operational in India on the time, however over 54,600 customers world wide have been unable to make use of Twitter, in accordance with Downdetector.  

Infamous for outages in its early years, Twitter used its well-liked “Fail Whale” illustration, a beluga being lifted by birds, for such incidents till in 2013 when it discontinued the brand. Providers like Meta’s WhatsApp, Instagram and Messenger have been utterly inaccessible for a number of customers again in October final yr.