New Delhi: Micro blogging site Twitter on Tuesday went offline for users, with web visitors being greeted by an error page. 

The official twitter support handle tweeted....

Access to the service began failing over the web, mobile and its API (application programming interface, the system that applications use to speak to the Twitter service) at 8:20am GMT, with error messages warning the network is both 'over capacity' and suffering an 'internal error'.

Some mobile users were also unable to read or post tweets to the network, which has over 300 million active members, BBC reported.

Social network has been suffering an ongoing outage across all platforms since 8:20am GMT.