PARIS // Social-networking site Twitter was down in several countries in Europe and Africa on Tuesday.
“Some users are currently experiencing problems accessing Twitter. We are aware of the issue and are working towards a resolution,” the site said.
“We are aware of the issue and are working towards a resolution.” A company spokeswoman had no further comment.
Outages were reported across northern Europe and appear to be concentrated in Britain, France and Germany, according to downdetector.uk, an independent Twitter outage monitoring service.
A spokesperson for Twitter Europe confirmed the outage, without detailing how widespread it was and how long it would last.
Both Twitter web and mobile services were suffering outages, with smartphone users receiving the warning: “Tweets aren’t loading right now.”
* Agence France-Presse and Reuters