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Twitter is down in New York, Montreal, Japan, and other parts of the world

Twitter logo on a Pixel 4 XL
Twitter logo on a Pixel 4 XL (Image credit: Joe Maring / Android Central)

What you need to know

  • Twitter is down for some users as of January 10, 2020.
  • The largest impacted areas include the east coast of the U.S. and Japan.
  • It's unclear when things will be back to normal.

Having trouble with Twitter on this fine Friday afternoon? You aren't alone. As of January 10, a lot of people around the world are experiencing connection issues with the social media site.

Reports first started spiking around 1:00 PM ET, with the majority of complaints originating from the east coast of the United States, Montreal, and Japan. Parts of the United Kingdom are also affected.

Source: DownDetector (Image credit: Source: DownDetector)

It's unlcear when Twitter will get things back up and running as per usual, but we'll keep an eye on things and update this post when that happens.

Joe Maring was a Senior Editor for Android Central between 2017 and 2021. You can reach him on Twitter at @JoeMaring1.

  • In other news: IQs mysteriously INCREASED by an average of 20 points coinciding with the absence of Twitter access.
  • Safe spaces are now overflowing with shivering college students either in fetal positions or petting their pet potatoes to keep calm without their daily dose of outrage.
  • I wish it was off for good and never come back online ..
  • Yep, keep the orange shitgibbon off it for good, that's for sure.
  • The most fun part of Twitter is reading the comments. They can be hilarious, especially the clap backs lol.