Why is twitter down right now?
A notice posted on Twitter’s status page on Oct 15, 22:31 UTC said the company was “Investigating Irregularity with Twitter APIs.”
“Update – We are continuing to monitor as our teams investigate. More updates to come.
Oct 15, 22:31 UTC”
“Investigating – We are currently investigating this issue. More updates to come.
Oct 15, 21:56 UTC”
According to DownDetector.com, Twitter began to spike just after 5:30 p.m. ET, and soared to over 45,000 by 5:42 p.m. Users of the social service reported the inability to post tweets, access their timelines, or see notifications. On desktop and mobile apps, Twitter was displaying error messages that said, “Something went wrong” and “Tweets aren’t loading right now.”