Twitter users across the globe suffers widespread outage, shares down

Twitter suffered a complete outage for approximately an hour today after Twitter users who tried logging on to the app were getting message; “Something is technically wrong.”

Twitter Inc (TWTR.N) later confirmed the service outage for users and fixed it after they found it was due to “an internal configuration change” according to the Twitter status page.

Twitter users across the globe suffers widespread outage


The social media platform is up but is not completely functional for everyone.

However, shares of Twitter Inc (TWTR.N) traded lower on Thursday after users across the globe reported issues with accessing the microblogging platform.

“We are currently investigating issues people are having accessing Twitter,” a company spokeswoman said.

Outage tracking website Downdetector.com showed that there are nearly 70,000 incidents of people across the globe reporting issues with Twitter. Also showed reports from around the globe confirming Twitter was done starting at 11:46 a.m. PT on Thursday.

Shares were last down nearly 1% at $37.12 in afternoon trading.

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During the outage, President Donald Trump held a White House Social Media Summit where Facebook and Twitter were not invited to the event.

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