Is Twitter down? Social network experiences connection issues

Is Twitter down? Social network experiences connection issues

The micro-blogging site Twitter has resumed service but Twitter was sadly not working for quite some time.

Earlier in January this year, Twitter went down in a similar fashion and it could not be reached at all. Twitter's desktop site throws a 404-error page that says, "Something is technically wrong". "I hope they fix the problem soon", wrote a frustrated user over on Down Detector.

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According to the website downdetector.com, thousands of users complained about the outage, which was concentrated in the USA, United Kingdom and Japan.

The outage seems to have hit Twitter across both platforms: web as well as app.

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There were about 6,500 reports of issues at its peak at 10 a.m., according to DownDetector. Surprisingly, users were able to read and post new tweets using Tweetdeck, official website from Twitter.

The website went offline at around 5pm, then came back online for some time and then again went offline.

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