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

Twitter DOWN – Social network goes offline for users around the world – What happened to Twitter Bird?

Social media giant Twitter on Tuesday went down briefly due to a technical snag.

A screenshot of an error message seen on Twitter's homepage, April 17, 2018.

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

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As per Down Detector map, service have gone offline in a number of countries including countries like the United Kingdom, parts of Europe, Japan, parts of South America.

Twitter is a popular micro-blogging which allows users to publish short messages of 280 characters or less. The website then came back online after few minutes; however, one more outage was reported a few minutes later. The Twitter app for mobile meanwhile is failing to "retrieve your tweets" as of this moment. The site claims it will have "things back to normal soon".

As of 10am in New York City, almost 300 official reports were made to downdetector.

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