UPDATED: Twitter briefly suffered wide-scale technical problems Tuesday, as thousands of users reported problems accessing the service.
Users error reports for Twitter spiked on service-monitoring site Downdetector at about 2 p.m. ET Tuesday, with more than 15,000 complaints. By 2:07 p.m., that number had more than doubled.
At 2:32 p.m. ET, Twitter’s support account acknowledged the issues. “Twitter may not be loading for some of you –– we’re working on a fix to get you back to your timelines ASAP,” it tweeted.
About 35 minutes later, Twitter said it had fixed the problems. “We made an internal systems change that didn’t go as planned and have rolled it back,”
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