Twitter goes down for a lot of in Australia, customers say • TechCrunch
Twitter customers in Australia and New Zealand have been dealing with points accessing the service for over 12 hours, they are saying, as the Elon Musk-owned social network continues to grapple with reliability challenges amid cost-cutting measures.
The outage started at round 2 p.m. Pacific Time Tuesday, in accordance with consumer tweets and DownDetector (Australia and New Zealand), an internet monitoring instrument that tracks reliability points.
The glitch, which is inflicting tweets to not load up for customers and the service to be very laggy for others, seems to be solely affecting these in Australia and New Zealand.
DownDetector’s international web site reveals only a few complaints. It’s unclear what brought about the outage.
Many customers say they’re able to entry the service after utilizing a VPN app. Although some customers report sporadic enhancements to Twitter service, complaints are nonetheless pouring in.
Twitter suffered a global outage last week after Musk mentioned he had rolled out “important backend server structure modifications” and that it ought to lead to Twitter feeling “quicker.”
Musk acquired Twitter for $44 billion in late October. He has sought to chop Twitter’s bills by eliminating hundreds of workers, a lot of whom labored to keep up the service’s infrastructure. Musk has additionally centered on making the Twitter expertise quicker for customers by eradicating bloat code from the service.