If Twitter isn’t loading nice for you, you’re not alone. Tens of hundreds of customers are complaining that they’re unable to entry the Elon Musk-owned social community, seeing scores of unusual error messages as a substitute. Some are being greeted with a clean web page whereas others are getting signed out of the service, they stated. Many customers stated they had been unable to see their replies or reply to tweets or comply with trending matters.
Twitter additionally confirmed “rate-exceeding restrict” to some customers, suggesting its servers weren’t capable of cope up with the incoming requests. The hashtag #TwitterDown is trending on the platform.
The outage, which seems to be affecting worldwide customers within the UK, Canada, Germany, Italy and India, started at about 4 p.m. Pacific time. Third-party internet monitoring providers together with NetBlocks and DownDetector confirmed receiving reviews from customers. DownDetector says the overwhelming majority of complaints counsel that Twitter is essentially dealing with a difficulty on desktop.
Many are additionally unable to entry TweetDeck, an influence users-focused service from Twitter. NetBlocks moreover added that the “widespread” incident just isn’t associated to “country-level web disruptions or filtering.” Twitter has but to acknowledge an outage.
Musk acquired Twitter for $44 billion in late October. He has sought to chop Twitter’s prices by eliminating hundreds of staff. Musk has additionally targeted on making Twitter expertise sooner for customers by eradicating bloat code from the service.
The service was operational “even after I disconnected one of many extra delicate server racks,” Musk tweeted on December 24. Earlier this month, Twitter briefly blocked site visitors from about 30 cellular carriers primarily within the Asia-Pacific area as a part of an try and rid Twitter of spam, Platformer reported.