Twitter suffers widespread outage, shares down

Twitter suffers widespread outage, shares down

Twitter Inc is investigating issues related to its platform being inaccessible for users, the microblogging site said on Thursday.

The Twitter logo
FILE PHOTO: The Twitter logo. (REUTERS/Brendan McDermid)

REUTERS: Shares of Twitter Inc traded lower on Thursday after users across the globe reported issues with accessing the microblogging platform.

"We are currently investigating issues people are having accessing Twitter," a company spokeswoman said.

Twitter, however, did not provide any details on the outage.

Outage tracking website Downdetector.com showed that there are nearly 70,000 incidents of people across the globe reporting issues with Twitter.

Shares were last down nearly 1per cent at US$37.12 in afternoon trading.

(Reporting by Munsif Vengattil in Bengaluru; Editing by Anil D'Silva)

Source: Reuters

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