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In a statement, Twitter Support said: “Tweets may not be loading for some of you

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We're working on fixing a problem and you'll be back on the timeline soon

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A Twitter outage has hit people around the world

TWITTER has confirmed some users may be experiencing an outage on its platform.

In a statement, Twitter Support said: “Tweets may not be loading for some of you.

We’re working on fixing a problem and you’ll be back on the timeline soon.”

The outage follows a tumultuous start to the year in which the company permanently suspended then-US president Donald Trump’s account and expanded its use of warning labels to target misleading posts about coronavirus vaccines.

Twitter crashed in the early hours of this morning, leaving more than 40,000 users without access.

Many reported tweets not loading and being unable to log into the app.

Users across Europe, the US, Mexico, South Africa and the Philippines were among those frozen out of their accounts.

While the Down Detector service shows these initial outages have been resolved, there are reports of people still being unable to log back into their Twitter accounts.

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Sat, 17 Apr 2021 02:00:00 +0100

Users in every continent reported said they had been unable to log in, while monitoring services detected tens of thousands of outages

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BUT NOT AS YOU KNOW IT

Twitter has reportedly experienced a wave of widespread outages across the UK and worldwide blocking users from the social network.

Some 17,000 users were blocked from the service at one time overnight on Friday, with thousands more outages on Saturday, according to monitoring service Downdetector.

On Friday evening Twitter’s support team posted: ‘Tweets may not be loading for some of you.

We’re working on fixing a problem and you’ll be back on the timeline soon.’

Twitter’s official status currently reads ‘All Systems Operational’, but Metro.co.uk still could not access the social network at the time of publication.

Web users were met with a message saying: ‘Something went wrong.

Try again.’

App users received an error screen saying: ‘Tweets aren’t loading right now’.

Users who managed to post on the site reported problems ranging from being unable to tweet to being unable to log-in.

Issues were reported in every continent worldwide.

It is the second wave of outages the service has undergone in three weeks, after a crash was widely reported on March 29.

Metro.co.uk was able to access the service later on Saturday but reports continued to spike on Downdetector.

The monitor found almost half of the latest problems were reported by users trying to access the website.

App users with Apple’s operating system made up 37 per cent of reported problems, while 15 per cent came from Android phones.

Get in touch with our news team by emailing us at webnews@metro.co.uk.

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