Twitter is experiencing an outage that has knocked out the service on websites and phones. The disruption appears to extend beyond the U.S. to at least parts of Europe as well as in Japan and other parts of Asia.
It wasn’t immediately clear what has caused the outage.
“We are currently investigating issues people are having accessing Twitter and we’ll keep you updated on what’s happening via our status page,” an organization spokesperson emailed in an announcement.
The Down Detector outage reporting website says the outage started at 2:46PM ET time; the variety of stories on the website has has grown to round 70,000.
Although Twitter itself is down, individuals went elsewhere on social media to weigh in. At Down Detector, a person iDisOrder wrote, “REMAIN CALM ~ PUT DOWN YOUR DEVICES AND INTERACT WITH YOUR NEIGHBOR!”
Story is growing
Learn or Share this story: https://www.usatoday.com/story/tech/2019/07/11/global-twitter-outage-knocks-down-social-media-heavyweight/1706921001/