The social network Twitter It stopped being operational for about an hour this Thursday in various parts of the world, with special effects in the United States, United Kingdom and Japan, where users who tried to access it received the message “There has been a technical failure.”
According to the specialized portal DownDetector, the problems began at around 9.30pm GMT on Thursday and after an hour they seemed solved for most users, although they still persisted for some of them in certain application functionalities.
“We know that people are having problems for tuitear and use Twitter. We are working to solve this problem as quickly as possible, “they said from the social network in a statement.
You argue with Trump
Only hours earlier, the San Francisco company had been involved in controversy over its decision to suspend the account of the US president’s re-election campaign for several hours. Donald Trump, for having shared a video in which he attacked his rival, Joe Biden, for information that appeared in the New York Post newspaper that some have questioned.
“Su caccount has been blocked. We have determined that this account violated Twitter’s rules against the publication of private information, “was the message sent by the social network to the managers of the @TeamTrump account, as one of them, Mike Hahn, shared in a screenshot.
Earlier, the campaign had published a video in which accused Biden of being a “liar” and of having been “scamming” the US for years, in relation to the article published Wednesday by the New York Post tabloid, about alleged links between the Democratic candidate and Ukraine.
Business in Ukraine
The New York Post article is based on emails and other digital materials recovered from a computer that supposedly belonged to Biden’s son, Hunter, a copy of which was provided to the New York newspaper by the former mayor of New York and Trump’s lawyer, Rudy Giuliani.
According to these, when his father was still vice president of the United States, Hunter Biden would have introduced him to an executive of the Ukrainian natural gas firm Burisma Holdings, which was being investigated by the then Attorney General of Ukraine, Víktor Shokin (2015-2016).
The Trump environment has always maintained that Joe Biden forced the removal of Shokin through a phone call with the former president of the country Petró Poroshenko, to protect your child who advised the company.