Twitter was suffering an apparent outage in certain parts of the world, yesterday.
Several users, including those in India, were not able to access new tweets as well as the news feed when refreshed. This affected iOS, Android and web users.
Besides India, the website and the app were down in Malaysia, Myanmar, Indonesia, Bangladesh and Nepal according to down detector website.
As per the website, users started facing the issue from 8 PM IST. The company has not given any statement yet (at the time of writing).
Twitter has been making the headlines this month, mainly for its drastic steps taken regarding the US elections.
According to an AFP report, Twitter is going to place notices on top of users’ feeds to warn them about delays in full election results and that people might see misleading information about voting by mail.
The microblogging website even blocked posts from an adviser to President Donald Trump who downplayed the role of masks during the pandemic.
On the other hand, it recently released a new emoji that marked the Silver jubilee celebrations of the DDLJ or Dilwale Dulhaniya Le Jayenge movie. The newly released emoji looks like the giant bell that the actress Kajol purchases while on her trip to Switzerland with Shahrukh Khan.