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Is YOUR Twitter down? Thousands of frustrated users WORLDWIDE say tweets and profiles aren’t loading
Social media and microblogging service Twitter, purchased late last year by the erratic billionaire and electric car manufacturer Elon Musk, is experiencing service outages today.
The outage is just one of many technical issues to have plagued the company in recent months.
According to DownDetector, issues started at around 9:37 AM Eastern, 13:37 GMT on Friday and affected more than a thousand users across the continental United States.
Frustrated users complained about not being able to see photos or post working links on the platform – with complaints trailing off around 11:32 AM Eastern, 15:32 GMT, based on DownDetector’s stats.
Today’s Twitter outage is just one of many technical issues to have plagued the company
Cybersecurity watchdog NetBlocks reported that Twitter’s outages today were international
A heat map of user complaints within the past 24 hours, compiled by DownDetector, showed clusters of Twitter outages in New York; Los Angeles; Dallas, Texas and curiously Wichita, Kansas.
The outage is reportedly also impacting users internationally, according to the cybersecurity watchdog group NetBlocks.
‘Note: Twitter is experiencing international outages for some users,’ NetBlocks posted to the platform, approximately one hour into the technical failure.
‘Incident not related to country-level internet disruptions or filtering.’
Final Update: Twitter outage was resolved around 11:32 AM Eastern. 15:32 GMT, based on DownDetector’s stats.