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Twitter down for desktop users in India, Japan

Twitter was yet to officially report the problem. The company has made it mandatory for its 5,000-strong workforce to work from home in lieu of new coronavirus pandemic

Twitter was yet to officially report the problem. The company has made it mandatory for its 5,000-strong workforce to work from home in lieu of new coronavirus pandemic   | Photo Credit: REUTERS

The outage map showed Indian users in Delhi, Bengaluru, Hyderabad, Mumbai and Chennai were the most affected

Twitter users in India on Friday experienced difficulties accessing the platform on desktops as an outage was reported in Japan, India, the Philippines, Malaysia and Indonesia.

Most users reported they were not been able to access Twitter on desktops (85%) and 8% on Android devices, according to website outage metric platform Downdetector. The problem started in the morning and Japan appeared to be the most affected country.

The outage map showed Indian users in Delhi, Bengaluru, Hyderabad, Mumbai and Chennai were the most affected. The desktop users were greeted by a Twitter message saying ‘do not panic’.

Twitter was yet to officially report the problem. In mid-February, Twitter faced an outage in India as users were not able to post tweets for several minutes. The company has made it mandatory for its 5,000-strong workforce to work from home in lieu of new coronavirus pandemic.

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Printable version | Apr 2, 2020 3:31:24 PM | https://www.thehindu.com/sci-tech/technology/internet/twitter-down-for-desktop-users-in-india-japan/article31057516.ece

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