Twitter, the popular social media platform, experienced a slowdown on Saturday, according to various reports from users and outage tracking websites. Users reported difficulty in sending tweets and refreshing their feeds. According to Downdetector, a website that tracks internet outages, there were thousands of reports of problems with Twitter across multiple countries.
The outage appears to have started around midday and lasted for several hours. Some users were able to access the platform intermittently, but many reported significant delays in loading tweets and images. Twitter has not yet issued a statement about the outage or provided any information about the cause of the problem.
Twitter has experienced several outages and slowdowns in recent years, and this latest incident serves as a reminder of the platform’s potential vulnerability. While some users may find the outage frustrating, it’s important to remember that social media platforms are complex systems that can experience technical issues from time to time. It’s also a good reminder to have alternative means of communication available, in case one platform experiences an outage or other issues.