Web Desk — Twitter has been hit with multiple, ongoing outages across western Europe, the UK, Japan, east coast of the US and in parts of Pakistan, according to reports. Visitors to the site are being greeted with the error message: “Something is technically wrong.”
Both Twitter’s mobile service and website have experienced outages throughout the day. According to DownDetector the service has seen severe outages across Japan while Europe and the US have been only moderately affected.
Twitter was down for a few minutes today, got this message pic.twitter.com/JTMWMexqZ8
— Colm McGlinchey (@ColmMcGlinchey) May 19, 2017
A Twitter spokesperson confirmed to Bustle.com that the tech giant is aware of the issues and working to resolve them as quickly as possible.
“Some users are currently experiencing problems accessing Twitter & Tweeting. We are aware of the issue and are working towards a resolution,” the spokesperson wrote.
The issues began at 1:05am EDT, according to Down Detector, and have peaked multiple times throughout the course of Friday.
Website users have been disproportionately affected while fewer reports of issues have been submitted for the mobile application.