Twitter is down for several users following the death of Queen Elizabeth II on Thursday night, according to details shared by network shutdown monitoring service Netblox and user reports on website downtime tracker DownDetector. More than two thousand users have reported that they were unable to access the service on Thursday. Meanwhile, the service appears to be functioning normally in India, with a small spike of over 600 users reporting being unable to access Twitter. Gadgets 360 was able to use the service, and Twitter’s status page shows no issues with the service.
On Thursday, Netblox, a group that monitors intentional downtime of online services and the Internet, said Twitter was experiencing international outages for several users following news of the passing of Queen Elizabeth II. The group also said the downtime was not related to any country-level disruption or filtering.
️ Note: Twitter has been experiencing an international outage for several users since the death of Queen Elizabeth II of Britain; Event not related to country-level Internet disruption or filtering #twitterdown pic.twitter.com/QYnQg4l3cy
— netblocks (@netblocks) 8 September 2022
Meanwhile, according to downdetectorA downtime tracking service for websites and apps, more than 2,000 users reported that they were unable to access the Twitter app and website on Thursday.
According to the latest information available on Downdetector.com, 78 percent of users who reported errors said they experienced problems with the app, while 15 percent of users had problems with the Twitter website.
Meanwhile, Twitter’s API status page showed no indication that the service was experiencing problems with the “All Systems Operational” message displayed on the website.
Back in August, Twitter users were unable to access the app, with more than 30,000 users around the world complaining that they were unable to access the service. According to Downdetector.in, during the time the service remained operational in India, only hundreds of users in the country were reporting downtime.