Twitter goes down in some places including US, UK, Japan

Saul Franklin
April 18, 2018

The message further reads, "Thanks for noticing - we're going to fix it up and have things back to normal soon".

The social media platform stopped working at 5.50pm (2.50pm GMT) before coming back online eight minutes later.

Twitter is now down in many parts of the world. There are many instances in the past too when Twitter went down for users in India, China, Japan, the United States and other parts of the world. At the moment, when I try to load the site on my browser, I'm getting the following message: "Something is technically wrong".

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This timing will lead many to speculate about what may have caused Twitter to go down.

According to UK's Independent, citing the website DownDetector, there were a number of problems with the site on Tuesday evening. Users in Qatar were also reporting an outage of the network.

Microblogging website Twitter was facing technical issues and crashed briefly around 19:35 IST before getting restored at 20:08 IST.

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