Twitter down in apparent outage

Associated Press/Richard Drew

Users were experiencing issues with Twitter in an apparent outage on Friday.

Posts on the site were failing to load without a message indicating the problem. 

There was a spike in users reporting outages around noon, according to Down Detector

The majority of issues appeared to be hitting users on the West Coast, based on Down Detector’s map

Twitter’s status page noted a “detected increase” in errors starting around 12:41 p.m. 

In the notice, the company said it is “currently investigating.” 

“The presence and scope of any customer impact has not been determined at this time, but we will provide an update as soon as we know more,” the notice said. 

A spokesperson for Twitter did not immediately respond to a request for comment.

Updated 1:55 p.m.

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