Twitter back online following Android app, Tweetdeck, mobile web access issues

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Twitter back online following Android app, Tweetdeck, mobile web access issues
This is the account claiming responsibility for the authentication issues. (Twitter/@KingEboIa)
I MITMed Twitter for Android's login to see why it was failing. The Twitter servers think it's 2015. Amazing.
We're working on resolving issues some users are having signing in on some platforms. Watch this handle & for updates
This is the notification received by many users around the globe, it appears to be the beginning of the outage.
Users on Tweetdeck are seeing new tweets display as 364 days old. (Twitter)
3rd party twitter apps still good money for Android tho
Anyone else with Android app unable to sign in to Twitter for past hour or so? Fine for me on desktop but constant errors on phone.
#TwitterDown ? Got forcefully logged-out from Twitter #Android app & not accepting re-login @Twitter #LogoutZeroDay
@simonostler @twitter @support Twitter for Android is toast, I also can't reset my password.


Twitter is back online after users experienced multiple issues on both the Android app and Tweetdeck, possibly due to a coordinated hacker infiltration.

Tweeters were locked out of the Android app and mobile web access. Tweeteck also incorrectly displayed the age of tweets.

The issue appears to have started around 7:41 p.m. EST when Android users received a notification they had been logged out of Twitter.

Upon trying to log back in, users were met with failure notifications. Attempts to reset passwords via the mobile app were also unsuccessful.

Users were able to reset their passwords via the website, but could not access the Twitter app.

Tweetdeck users were also seeing new tweets displaying as 364 days old and attempts to view pictures or user profiles by clicking on links from within the app were met with failure notices within desktop web browsers.

Mobile web browser users on Android also reported issues accessing the social network.

Twitter user @KingEboIa appears to be claiming responsibility for the outage, but AOL News has yet to verify the account's involvement.

The account, which makes references to the Anonymous hacker group, sent tweets demanding more followers by Monday morning in order to return Twitter to 100 percent status.

Users on iPhones and iPads did not appear to experience any issues.

A Twitter spokesperson pointed AOL News toward a blog post saying that "engineers are currently working to resolve [the issue]," but declined further comment.

The incident lasted approximately three hours.
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