Twitter Service Is ‘Temporarily Over Capacity’ As Users Complain Of Being Shut Out

October 15, 2020
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Is Twitter down? Users unable to tweet as service is ‘temporarily over capacity’

Twitter users have been left unable to tweet with a message saying that the service is ‘temporarily over capacity’ displaying for many users.

Reports of issues at Twitter spiked just after 10:30pm in the UK.

A live outage map from DownDetector showed that the platform was experiencing problems around the world.

HeraldScotland:

The map also showed users in the Uk experiencing severe outages.

81% of users using the web browser are unable to access Twitter with the US suffering the biggest outage.

HeraldScotland:

Services such as Tweetdeck have also been impacted by the social media platform being down with users unable to tweet.

it also appears that scheduled tweets are also down.

Meanwhile, Collective Anonymous, the dreaded international group of hackers, says it has hacked some websites belonging to the Federal Government of Nigeria.

The act is said to be in support of the ongoing #EndSARS protest that has taken over many cities in Nigeria, following calls for the disbandment of notorious police unit, the Federal Special Anti-Robbery Squad (FSARS) which has been alleged to be involved in abduction, harassment, extortion and murder of innocent victims.

Anonymous did not disclose the identity of websites breached but the Nigerian police suffered a severe breach as hundreds of Nigerian police officers have had their identities and bank accounts compromised as a result of the attack.

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