Twitter claimed its popularity was due to being a very short message service that was a welcome change to the likes of Facebook. Twitter services will go down on occasion and when not a total outage, you could see certain services like the timeline run into problems.
Thousands of apps and websites use the Twitter API to function, if this is down today then it will stop other services from working as well. The Twitter Api status page can be found here for devs, which reveals when the Twitter timeline is down or experiencing performance issues.
It’s easy to see from the above page if Twitter is not working with Tweets sent, the stream has problems, or the status of other services is impacted.
Is Twitter down Thursday October 19, 2017? While the above tool monitors the network, if you don’t see a status update and notice issues tweeting, connecting to the Twitter.com website, or other services, then leave you status update below. Reports from Product Reviews readers also reveals outages.