Edit: After half day, my wife’s Mac started having the same problem. I have then applied the solution that I found in the Apple
Twitter down for over one hour and disruption continues
For the last hour it appears that twitter has come to an abrupt standstill
The current cause of the downtime is unknown, however it appears that the service is displaying as over capacity for everyone that tries to log in.
Twitter gave this update on its own status to try and calm the fears spreading across the internet.
“Some users may be experiencing issues accessing the site. Our engineers are currently working to resolve the issue.”
Meanwhile over at downrightnow.com which is the site that monitors the status of major sites like twitter and Facebook, the service status of twitter was listed as “Likely Service Disruption” with the graph showing at least a 80-90% drop in users being able to access the site.
Twitter API status is also showing some serious service disruption, especially on the homepage and on the search features
The favorites tab on tweets is also unlikely to work during this downtime with its service status set at “Performance Issues”
Twitter integrated a separate page for all this information and it can be found HERE for future reference
We here at mac-reviews.net will keep you up to date with the latest news on the status of twitter.com as it happens!
UPDATE : 17:10PM GMT – It appears Twitter has returned for the moment if anyone is still having issues please let us know on Facebook