Twitter experiencing major outage

FILE - This April 26, 2017, file photo shows the Twitter app icon on a mobile phone in...
FILE - This April 26, 2017, file photo shows the Twitter app icon on a mobile phone in Philadelphia. Twitter is launching tweets that disappear in 24 hours called “Fleets” globally, echoing social media sites like Snapchat, Facebook and Instagram that already have disappearing posts. The company said Tuesday, Nov. 17, 2020, the ephemeral tweets, which it calls “fleets," are designed to allay the concerns of new users who might be turned off by the public and permanent nature of normal tweets. (AP Photo/Matt Rourke, File)(AP)
Published: Jul. 14, 2022 at 8:37 AM EDT
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If you were trying to tweet your latest Stranger Things theory or Khloe Kardashian take Thursday morning, you had to wait.

Twitter was experiencing a major outage Thursday. The issues affected Twitter web, mobile, and even the company’s TweetDeck app.

Downdetector has thousands of reports of issues with Twitter. While you could still go to Twitter.com, it wasn't possible to log into the service or access tweets at the moment.'

As of 8:49 a.m. ET, it appears some service has been restored.

So far, no details have been reported on the cause of the outage.

This is the first major Twitter outage since a series of problems for the social network in February.

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