Users around the world have been affected by the global service failure of Twitter, a social networking platform on the Internet. The company says there were some technical issues with its “internal system” that affected the service.
“We have no evidence of a security breach or hack, and we’re currently investigating internal causes,” a Twitter spokesperson said in a statement. Twitter posted a similar message to its status page and via the @TwitterSupport Twitter account.
A few months back Twitter survived its biggest hack and was consistently planning to stop the next one. At that time company took each employ through a series of password changes to maintain the company’s internal security.
However, the company said it had found no evidence that the Twitter service failure was caused by a hacking or security breach.
Due to the suspension of Twitter service, users in the United States and the United Kingdom could not use Twitter for more than an hour.
The company says Twitter’s service has been partially restored and a few users are able to use it, but says it is still working on the Twitter website to make it ‘usable for all’.
According to the website DownDetector.com, the Twitter service failure about 9:30 p.m.
Twitter says users from around the world, including Japan, Australia, Argentina and France, have reportedly been unable to use the platform.
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Thousands of users in the United States alone have complained about the suspension. When users use Twitter, they received ‘Some Thing Went Wrong’, ‘Tweet Failed’, and ‘Please try again later’ messages.
Internet monitoring group NetBlocks has confirmed that the Twitter system’s suspension was not related to any “national Internet disruption or filtering.”