UPDATE #2: As of 7:15pm EST on Thursday evening, Twitter was again pang outages
UPDATE #1: Normal use has been resumed as of 3:45pm EST. Twitter is adult and using and a President of a United States can get behind to observant awful things again now.
Here’s AP contributor Jonathan Lemire with his take:
Original story below…
Social media use Twitter appears to be experiencing a vital outage on Thursday afternoon.
Those attempting to entrance tweets around a mobile app, desktop website and a Tweetdeck use are receiving blunder messages. Meanwhile, users are incompetent to send tweets around all 3 mediums.
The Down Detector website is now display some-more than 67,000 reports of outages from around a world. The live outage map shows a emanate is centralised in a US, UK and Japan right now, with amiable hotspots in Brazil and mainland Europe.
Reports are flattering good widespread over a desktop (51%) and mobile (iOS 29%, Android 18%).
If we try to bucket Twitter.com on a desktop, you’ll see a ‘something is wrong’ summary with a Failbot (bring behind a Fail Whale we say!) picture shown above. On mobile, you’ll see a summary ‘tweets aren’t installed right now.’
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Attempting to send a twitter around a mobile app will prompt a summary ‘we’re sorry, we weren’t means to send your tweet,’ with an choice to try again, or save a tweets to drafts.
Twitter is nonetheless to publicly criticism on a issue, so it’s not transparent what is causing a problems during this stage. We’ve reached out to a organisation for criticism and will refurbish this post if a response is forthcoming.
The outage comes following a vital outage during opposition Facebook progressing this month. The firm’s Facebook, Messenger, WhatsApp and Instagram platforms gifted issues that ran into dual days. The bad month continued for vital tech providers, with Apple’s iCloud pang a vital outage on Jul 4.
Hopefully, Twitter will be behind adult before too most longer.