Twitter is down for some users

Users on the site have reported seeing a message saying'Something is technically wrong. Thanks for noticing – we're going to fix it up and have things back to normal soon

Both the Sun and Daily Mail today wrote about Twitter's outage problems in the United Kingdom and Japan, which later in the morning was followed up by problems in the USA, and likely elsewhere.

The social networking platform is down for users in some parts of the world.

Twitter has experienced three other outages in 2017.

According to reports, the problems began at around 6.20am and some issues were resolved by around 1pm.

The issue first surfaced when Twitter said that a section of users were facing difficulties in sending tweets. Six hours later the problems have continued, with users occasionally getting a full page warning, as seen above, and sometimes getting the "Internal Server Error" message when trying to tweet.

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Twitter's support account tweeted: "Some users are now experiencing problems accessing Twitter & Tweeting".

Website users have been disproportionately affected while fewer reports of issues have been submitted for the mobile application.

It's not clear what the problem could be, but we'll keep you updated as soon as there's word.

"Seems to be better in NYC, I've gotten a couple of tweets posted.whether they sneaked through or the system's back up, I'm not sure", wrote one anonymous user.

"While Twitter has acknowledged the problem, it's yet to communicate the reason for the downtime".

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