Twitter down reports are surging in at the moment with users experiencing issues logging in, having tweets loading and receiving a something went wrong error. Independent outage monitor Down Detector has registered a huge spike in Twitter down reports today. At the time of writing, downdetector.com has recorded a peak of more than 9,000 reports of Twitter down with Down Detector UK registering over 5,000 reports of Twitter down.
The latest Twitter service issues mark the second major Twitter outage in the space of 24 hours after other service problems in the early hours of this morning.
That outage, which hit around 2am UK time today, saw Down Detector receive tens of thousands of reports of Twitter down.
During that service disruption downdetector.com recorded a peak of over 55,000 reports of Twitter down with Down Detector UK registering over 16,000 reports of Twitter down.
When that outage hit the official Twitter support account confirmed service problems, saying tweets weren’t loading for some users and a fix was in the works.
The @TwitterSupport account wrote: “Tweets may not be loading for some of you. We’re working on fixing a problem and you’ll be back on the timeline soon.”
The official Twitter API Status website has also given users an update about the latest service problems.
The Twitter status page said engineers are investigating a “possible irregularity” right now.
It said: “The Twitter data team is investigating a possible system irregularity currently affecting all Twitter API v2 endpoints starting at 2021-04-17 12:00 UTC. The presence and scope of any developer impact has not been determined at this time, but we will provide an update as soon as we know more.”
More to follow…