Twitter is down for users globally

Twitter down

Several people on social media went into panic mode after Twitter faced shut down on Tuesday evening.

The social network, Twitter, went offline for users around the world. "Thanks for noticing-we're going to fix it up and have things back to normal soon", when they tried to access their accounts.

Update: The popular micro-blogging site is up and running in India as of 8:00 PM IST. Twitter's desktop site throws a 404-error page that says, "Something is technically wrong".

Twitter users have put up numerous posts about their inability to enter the site.

The temporary outage was reported across the world. The Twitter app on mobile shows error message when you refresh the feed.

The Down Detector website reports that Twitter has been experiencing problems since 9:50 a.m. EDT.

As of 10 a.m.in New York City, almost 300 official reports have been made to downdetector.

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