Reports coming in from around the globe indicate this isn't just a problem in the U.S. The Twitter app for mobile meanwhile is failing to "retrieve your tweets" as of this moment.
Microblogging website Twitter was facing technical issues and crashed briefly around 19:35 IST before getting restored at 20:08 IST. Users, when they have been able to post their tweets, have voiced their concerns, complaints and even theories of why the platform has stopped working.
As of 10am in New York City, almost 300 official reports were made to downdetector.