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Twitter suffers global outage

Users across the globe are unable to either access their accounts, read or send tweets.

Twitter went down on 19 January 2016. Picture Twitter.
Twitter,twitter shutdown
Local World

JOHANNESBURG - Twitter has suffered a global outage.

Users across the globe are unable to either access their accounts, read or send tweets. 

Problems reportedly began around 8am when UK users were unable to view their timelines. 

Media reports say access to the service began failing over the web, mobile and its application programming interface this morning.

Users are getting error messages warning the network is both “over capacity” and suffering an “internal error”.

Twitter users are resorting to using other social media sites like Instagram and Facebook to complain of the outage.

Twitter Inc said in a statement emailed to media outlets, "Some users are currently experiencing problems accessing Twitter. We are aware of the issue and are working towards a resolution.”

Down Detector which tracks the status of most websites had already registered over 300 complaints from South African users by 9am.

Twitter goes down on 19 January 2015.

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