The social media platform stopped working at 5.50pm (2.50pm GMT) before coming back online eight minutes later. The error message adds, 'Thanks for noticing-we're going to fix it up and have things back to normal soon'.
This is what users have been presented with.
It was a major setback for the Twitter users across the world on Tuesday evening as the micro-blogging site went down.
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Details about the cause for the breakdown are awaited.
Twitter is now down in many parts of the world. Users around the world reported that the website went offline on Monday.
Twitter was created in March 2006 by Jack Dorsey, Noah Glass, Biz Stone, and Evan Williams and launched in July of that year.
Twitter users have put up numerous posts about their inability to enter the site. The service rapidly gained worldwide popularity.