Twitter issued a statement wherein they cleared the rumors surrounding the problem that occurred on their website yesterday. They said that the error in the log in and registration process was not due to a hacker attack or a problem with their administration but rather, an after effect because of an in their newly updated software.
In a press release that can be found on the social networking site’s blog, it is stated that the error affected other aspects of their platform. They also explained that the problem affected Twitter users all over the world.
“As soon as we discovered the error, we took corrective action, including rolling back to a previous version of Twitter,” said a spokesperson of the social network.
Twitter noted that they are thoroughly testing their platform to ensure that no more problems occur in the future.
He stressed that in the past six months, the Twitter website has received high marks for reliability and stability. During one of their 24-hour tests, twitter.com remained been stable and available to everyone for 23 hours, 59 minutes 40 seconds.
In the past, a group of hackers was responsible for the downtime of the website. The downtime prevented users read their feeds and send new messages.