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Twitter down due to 'technical' problem

Twitter said they were aware of the problem and 'working towards a resolution'. Credit: Twitter

A major problem with Twitter this morning with the site saying: "Some users are currently experiencing problems accessing Twitter. We are aware of the issue and are working towards a resolution."

The fault is being widely discussed on TV and radio as broadcasters tell audiences not to tweet opinions to them.

Download monitoring sites say the problems started at 08.27.

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Twitter shares drop to all-time low

Twitter's share price was down 3.27% at $27.55 on closing last night.

The social network hit a record high of $73.71 in December 2013.

Credit: Reuters

The firm is looking for a new CEO to replace Dick Costolo, who left on July 1 amid criticism of his growth strategy for the business.

Last night's share price places the company only marginally higher than its IPO price of $26 per share.

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