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Twitter hit by outages across Europe, North America & Asia

18 April, 2018, 03:19 | Author: Janis Wilson
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The service went offline at around 7:28 PM IST and has been offline since then. The micro-blogging site failed to load, with users being redirected to a default landing page. The micro-blogging site gained instant popularity with its monthly users peaking to as high as 150 million within the next five years. "Something is technically wrong", the site's error message reads at the time of filing this story.

According to Downdetector.com, a website which keeps track of outage of other websites across the globe, thousands of users across the world reported the outage.

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Twitter's Support handle had tweeted, "Some users may have recently experienced issues accessing Twitter on mobile & web". Users, when they have been able to post their tweets, have voiced their concerns, complaints and even theories of why the platform has stopped working.

As of 10 a.m.in New York City, almost 300 official reports have been made to downdetector.

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