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‘Tweeting Is Broken’: Twitter Down For Some Users

The social media platform was experiencing an outage for some users on Friday.

Twitter was working to fix a partial outage on Friday that affected some users’ ability to send tweets.

“Tweeting is broken. We're working on fixing it,” said Patrick Traughber, product manager for the social media giant, in a tweet.

According to, there was a huge spike in reported outages of the service as of 5 pm ET, with more than 12,000 reports of outages. The outages appeared to be in the U.S. and Europe mostly.

“You might be experiencing trouble sending new Tweets, but we’re working on fixing this now. Sorry for the interruption and we’ll let you know when things are back to normal,” according to a separate tweet from Twitter’s support team.

By 5:07 pm ET, Twitter’s support account tweeted that “you can get back to Tweeting –– this problem has been fixed! Thanks for sticking with us through that.”

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