Twitter suffers many times interruptions in many countries around the world, leaving millions of users unable to post on their platform.
The company confirmed that an “unintentional change” in its internal systems caused the crashes throughout the American evening and Australian morning.
The entire social media site stopped for a few minutes, and although it was quickly brought back online, users were unable to tweet or retweet for more than an hour.
Those who tried to post were greeted with an error message that said Twitter was “overcapacity,”
Notices for notifications and mentions were also not available.
The site continued to malfunction periodically for a number of users. People in Australia, the UK and the US are reporting problems.
The official Twitter status page said “there is no evidence of this disruption [was] caused by a security breach or hack. We are currently investigating internal root causes. “
“The last problem was caused by an involuntary change we made in our internal systems. Twitter should work for everyone in the next few hours. “
The crash came just a day after Twitter took the unprecedented step of curbing a controversial New York Post article criticizing US presidential candidate Joe Biden, sparking outrage among conservatives and a debate over how social media platforms should deal with misinformation. -until the US elections.
Twitter blocks users from posting links to the story or photos from the unconfirmed report. People trying to share the platform’s history received a notification saying, “We are unable to fulfill this request because this link has been identified by Twitter or our partners as potentially harmful.”