“Something is technically wrong” — Twitter has been hit with multiple, ongoing outages worldwide

Twitter has been hit with multiple, ongoing outages across western Europe, the UK, Japan and the east coast of the US, according to reports. Visitors to the site are being greeted with the error message: “Something is technically wrong.”

Both Twitter’s mobile service and website have experienced outages throughout the day. According to DownDetector the service has seen severe outages across Japan while Europe and the US have been only moderately affected.