New Delhi [India], March 1 (ANI): Microblogging site Twitter faced an outage on Wednesday with several users, including those in India, reporting issues with refreshing their newsfeeds or posting new content on the website.
The service, which went down at around 4 pm resumed after a short while.
According to the outage monitoring website, Downdetector, affected regions in India included major cities like Mumbai, Delhi, Kolkata, Bengaluru, Chennai, Hyderabad, Nagpur, Lucknow and Patna among others.
Users in India complained about the twitter homepage being unable to load. The issue began around 4 pm. The users claimed social media website was not allowing users to refresh their feeds. Issues were reflected not only on the web version but also on the Twitter app for iPhone and Android.
As many as 58 per cent of users had problems with the mobile app while 37 per cent had issues with the desktop website, with the remaining 5 per cent complaining about the server connection, as per the Downdetector.
After connectivity was restored, many users swarmed the microblogging platform to share their thoughts on the outage.
Some found humour in the situation and shared hilarious memes.
Employees are working to ensure that everything goes on well #TwitterDown pic.twitter.com/zFncpaj0yg— `77 (@Alexisyn_) March 1, 2023
#TwitterDown again— Taha (@tahaactually) March 1, 2023
old users new users pic.twitter.com/34le0Di3fK
Me when #TwitterDown again and again. pic.twitter.com/t7iE3eEm1h— Sukoon (@sukoon1111) March 1, 2023
Some users took the opportunity to troll the new Twitter CEO Elon Musk.
Twitter under Elon Musk after every 2-3 days :-#TwitterDown || @elonmusk pic.twitter.com/y3LdyaraWT— Sir BoiesX (@BoiesX45) March 1, 2023
Elon Musk since taking over Twitter #welcometotwitter #twittercrashed— Che_kRssnn (@ChekrishnaCk) March 1, 2023
Meanwhile, several Indian users noted that the network went down only on Jio networks. (ANI)