Popular microblogging site Twitter is facing outages and glitches on both the website and the app. Thousands of users have reported the glitch to outage tracking website Downdetector.com.
We’ve fixed a technical bug that was preventing timelines from loading and Tweets from posting. Things should be back to normal now. Sorry for the interruption!
— Twitter Support (@TwitterSupport) February 11, 2022
Downdetector, which tracks outages by collating status reports from a number of sources, including user-submitted errors on its platform, showed nearly 25,000 user reports of outages.
JUST IN – Twitter outage: Many users are reportedly logged out, or experiencing massive glitches currently. pic.twitter.com/5qUVRi6SCT
— Disclose.tv (@disclosetv) February 11, 2022
Despite many users being unable to access their accounts, for those able to use their timelines #TwitterDown is trending.
Twitter did not immediately respond to a request for comment from Techspace Africa