Is Twitter down for users in the UK? Mobile and desktop issues

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Twitter has returned after a major outage.

Twitter has been hit by a major outage, leaving tens of thousands of users unable to access the social media platform.

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Downdetector showed that the app was affected by problems just before 1 p.m. today (July 14).

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Users opening Twitter on mobile were greeted with a message stating that “tweets are currently not loading”.

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Meanwhile, an “Error” message was displayed on the web browser version of the social media platform.

In this photo illustration, a phone screen displays the Twitter logo against the background of a Twitter page in Washington, DC on April 26, 2022. (Photo by Olivier DOULIERY/AFP) (Photo by OLIVIER DOULIERY/AFP via Getty Images)

How long was Twitter down?

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down detector The first reports of problems came in around 12:55 p.m.

The vast majority of issues reported on the site come from users trying to access the Twitter app, with 57 percent of the reports.

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The second highest is website, which accounts for 38 percent of reports, and 6 percent comes from feed.

UK Downdetector app reveals problems are being reported by users in London and Birmingham, as well as Manchester.

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From 1.45 p.m. the platform was functional again.

Is Twitter back online?

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Twitter returns for users after the earlier outage.

The app will be updated again on mobile and will be accessible again on desktop.

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The Guardian has described it as “one of the longest outages in years”.

In 2016 there was a multi-hour outage of almost two and a half hours.

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The current outage lasted just under an hour, with problems first reported around 12:55 p.m.

Did Twitter Say Something?

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The social media app has not made any statement about the issue on other platforms, including its Facebook page.

It also did not address the outage on its Instagram page.

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Was Twitter just down in the UK?

Downdetector shows problems in London and Birmingham and other parts of the country.

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However, it’s not just limited to the UK.

One user reported that it failed in South Africa.

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The outage was also reported in the US and Europe.

Was Twitter the only social media app that wasn’t available?

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Downdetector is currently only showing issues with Twitter, other social media platforms are not seeing spikes in reporting issues.

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