Twitter down? App suffered outage in this region; here is what Downdetector says | Tech News

Twitter down? App suffered outage in this region; here is what Downdetector says

Twitter had suffered an outage that left many users frustrated and unable to post their messages on the social networking app.

By: HT TECH
| Updated on: Aug 21 2022, 20:03 IST
Twitter acknowledged the outage and reported that it has been fixed.
Twitter acknowledged the outage and reported that it has been fixed. (Downdetector)

Many users were left frustrated as Twitter went down for quite some time yesterday. However, the site is back now and functioning normally. Twitter itself acknowledged the fault in a post on Twitter. The outage was mostly confined to the US. However, some users are still reporting problems including of not being able to log in, but they are very few in number.

On Downdetector, a website that tracks outages, a Twitter user going under the name of "disqus_267xLPlTv6" posted this message an hour ago, "Is anyone else getting the "Enter Your Phone Number" message when trying to log in? This just started today for me."

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Another person known simply as "hn" posted this message, also about an hour ago, "i cant login on my pc web, does anyone has the same issue?"

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However, the latest status provided by Downdetector website says "User reports indicate no current problems at Twitter."

The Verge, on Friday, had revealed that Twitter was down for a while. It reported that the issue was faced by Midwestern cities, including Michigan.

Twitter itself reacted by posting this message, "Some of you may have experienced an issue loading Twitter just now. This has been fixed. Thanks for sticking with us!"

The problem first surfaced on Friday morning in the US just before 8 AM, but by 9 AM, it seems to have been sorted. In between, reports of the outage by users crossed the 13,000 mark on Downdetector with most facing problems on the Web. Also affected were iPhone, iPad and Android users.

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First Published Date: 28 Aug, 11:37 IST
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