Twitter goes down in many parts of the world

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The micro-blogging site Twitter has resumed service but Twitter was sadly not working for quite some time.

Social media giant Twitter on Tuesday went down briefly due to a technical snag.

Twitter's Support handle had tweeted, "Some users may have recently experienced issues accessing Twitter on mobile & web".

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When Twitter ($NYSE:TWTR) launched in 2006, it was little more than a curious messaging platform that challenged users to make a point in 140 characters.

Twitter users hoping to share their latest thought with the world are being confronted by a "something is technically wrong" page. The app also seems to be affected by the outage as users are not able to tweet and refresh the news feed. "Thanks for noticing - we're going to fix it up and have things back to normal soon", the message said.

The Down Detector website reports that Twitter has been experiencing problems since 9:50 a.m. EDT. This news has been confirmed by internet tracker DownDetector, which suggests that the technical difficulty is being faced by users in the north-eastern USA, parts of United Kingdom and France, as well as Japan.

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