As observed a few hours ago, the popular Twitter social network, suffered a service outage, which rendered it completely out of order.
The tracking site Downdetector, recorded more than 57.000 reports as of 6 p.m. on Thursday, as an unspecified number of users could not access the site And the applications for mobile social networking platform. However by 9pm that day, the number of reports had dropped to a few hundred.
Twitter said a little later on Thursday afternoon that the issue "was caused by an unintentional change we made to our internal affairs. systems. "
"Twitter should work for everyone in the next few hours," the company said at about 8 p.m.
Since the shutdown comes just a few months after a mass infringement some of the biggest Twitter accounts, including those owned by Barack Obama, Joe Biden, Jeff Bezos and Kim Kardashian West, which according to regulators in New York comes from a technical support fraud, it was very reasonable for most security breach. Something that the social media denies.
Twitter, the Facebook and other social media platforms are under close scrutiny to prevent the risk of breach of their platforms before the elections. USA on November 3, and are also tasked with limiting theories of misinformation and conspiracy. Companies are also being pressured to do more to regulate the content displayed on their platforms, by Federal Communications Commission (FCC) prepare draft regulations for social media companies, following a report earlier this year by the government Trump.