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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.

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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