Twitter said on Tuesday that it had fixed the issue after thousands of users reported problems accessing the microblogging platform.
According to Downdetector.com, a website that monitors outages by collating status reports from a number of sources, including user-submitted errors on its platform, more than 27,000 users have reported. service outage.
The outage started at 1:50 p.m. ET and had up to 35,000 reports at its peak.
“We fixed it! We made an internal system change that didn’t go as planned and pushed it back. Twitter should now load as expected. Sorry about that! “Twitter said in a tweet shortly after 3pm
The social media platform is embroiled in a legal dispute with Tesla boss Elon Musk over his $44 billion takeover, faced a nearly three-hour outage in July, with the company saying it had some trouble with its internal systems, affecting many people globally.
Famous for its outage in its early years, Twitter is known for its use of the famous illustration “Failed Whale”, which shows a beluga whale being lifted up by birds in such incidents.
Twitter experienced another widespread outage in February that was caused by a software glitch.