Twitter Down: Twitter earlier today faced a temporary outage in multiple countries including India, Malaysia, Thailand and more. During the time, people were not able to access the website, Tweetdeck, Android app or the iOS app. Due to this many users took to websites like DownDetector to complain that they are not able to access the platform.
The outage according to DownDetector started at around 8 PM IST, with the peak complaints reaching over 3,000 reports. Many users even took to other social media platforms like Facebook to report about the outage.
According to the DownDetector Live outage map, Twitter was currently inaccessible multiple countries including India, Thailand, Malaysia, Indonesia and a few other parts of the world. During the time, around 52 per cent of the reports were related to the website not working, with around 32 per cent of the reports stating that the Android app was not working and around 14 per cent reports were stating that the iOS app was not working.
Some of our colleagues also faced issues at accessing the social media site, but it works fine for them now.
This could have been caused due to a server-level issue for the South East Asian countries like India and Malaysia. However, the actual reason behind the outage is currently unknown. Twitter is yet to put out a statement regarding this outage. We will update this space as soon as we hear about any developments.
To recall, Twitter faced a similar issue earlier this month on October 16, however, that was more on a global scale, with only parts of India being affected. But, this outage seems to span the whole country. Recently, we have seen Google’s and Microsoft’s services go down and users couldn’t access the platforms for hours together.
(This story is developing)