"Thanks for noticing- We are going to fix it up and have things back to normal". The micro-blogging site failed to load, with users being redirected to a default landing page.
Earlier in January this year, Twitter went down in a similar fashion and it could not be reached at all. Users in Qatar were also reporting an outage of the network.
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Twitter is now down in many parts of the world, including the US, UK and Japan.
Twitter is down across the United Kingdom, social network users have claimed.
According to the website Down Detector that tracks a number of web services, the service started facing issues in India at 7:28 PM. The Twitter app on mobile shows error message when you refresh the feed. Surprisingly, users were able to read and post new tweets using Tweetdeck, official website from Twitter.