Anyone trying to access Twitter Tuesday morning might run into an error message.
Twitterati were irked by the social networking site going down, with some marking their complaint on rival Facebook. Users around the world reported that the website went offline on Monday.
Twitter started experiencing connection issues at around 3 pm BST in Asia, Africa and Europe (MENA), according to information shared on uptime tracker Down Detector, with reports of an outage in North America surfacing at 3:15 pm BST.More news: UK, US, and Australia blame Russian Federation for global cyber attack
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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. Several people on Twitter on Tuesday reported issues that made it nearly impossible to load profile or even refresh the timeline.
Users across the globe have reportedly been either logged out of their mobile apps or are simply seeing a message on their browsers that reads, "Something is technically wrong".
In November 2017, Twitter introduced a major update for its users, increasing the size of tweets from 140 to 280 characters.