According to multiple user reports, Twitter is currently out of commission.
UPDATE 4:55 EST: A Twitter spokesperson sent me this blog post that Twitter released. It reads:
Some users may be experiencing issues accessing Twitter.
Our engineers are currently working to resolve the issue.
UPDATE 4:52 EST: It looks like Twitter is back up! If you’re still suffering outages, feel free to email me at email@example.com
UPDATE 4:42 EST: It seems like the only Twitter services that are operating are Search and Userstream. This screenshot is from dev.twitter.com/status:
UPDATE 4:38 EST: We’ve reached out to Twitter to confirm the outage. We’ll update you when they email us back.
UPDATE 4:34 EST: We’re in New York by the way, so it could be down locally. Here’s a screenshot of my Twitter feed. Looks like Twitter’s been down for 20 minutes.
Twitter isn’t working and is posting error messages all over the place. This story is developing so stay tuned.
Is Twitter down for you? Let me know in the comments section or email me at firstname.lastname@example.org
Here are some screenshots of Twitter’s outage.