New Delhi: Microblogging site Twitter is back now after it temporarily went down for millions of users across the world, leaving them perplexed. Also Read - Facebook, Twitter, YouTube Ink Pact With Advertisers For 'Common Definition' on Hate Speech
Many were are not able to post their tweets on the platform and receive an error message when trying to login to the social media website. When someone attempted to post a tweet, a message showing, ”Something went wrong, try again’, displayed on the screen.
However, after a gap of 15-20 minutes, the platform seems to have resumed operations for certain users. The outage was not restricted to the web, but also to the Twitter mobile application on Android and iOS, Business Insider reported.
A report from Down Detector showed outages for users in the US, UK, Japan, and other parts of the world. The highest concentration of reports came from Japan, according to an outage map.
As of now, no one knows the exact reason for the outrage. No official statement has been released by Twitter yet.
Earlier in the day, Microsoft Outlook and Microsoft 365 was also down for some users in India. Many Outlook users were unable to access their email.