Twitter seemed to have gone down briefly for many users around the world earlier today. The website fall detector showed a Twitter outage and suggested that users had been experiencing problems with both the Twitter app and the Twitter website.
The services are now reportedly supported for many on both the website and the app. Twitter posted a tweet citing the issue as a ‘glitch’ that prevented timelines from loading and Tweets from posting. Check out the tweet below.
We fixed a technical bug that prevented timelines from loading and Tweets from posting. Things should be back to normal now. Sorry for the interruption!
— Twitter Support (@TwitterSupport) February 11, 2022
According to DownDetector, several cities in India reported a complete outage of Twitter around 11 pm on February 11. This included Mumbai, Delhi, Lucknow, Kolkata, Jaipur, Hyderabad, and Chennai, among other cities.
While some services like TweetDeck were reportedly working for some, Twitter’s app and website seemed to not be fully functional. Affected users reported that they were unable to view tweets or load replies to tweets that were already in their cache.
In India, this was the second massive outage faced by users as services from popular telecom service provider Bharti Airtel. went down briefly earlier on February 11. Airtel users reported that they were unable to use Airtel’s mobile data and broadband connections. The issue was fixed shortly after people started reporting connectivity issues.