For about an hour on Saturday, Twitter’s service was down. According to one blog posts on the company’s website, the outage was due to external causes.
The problems surrounding Twitter have forced the company to review how external applications communicate with the service. Since the hacker attack a week ago, many external Twitter applications have stopped working as the company restricted access.
It is still uncertain how Twitter will resolve the issues. According to the company, it will update users continuously on its blog. According to Jose Nazario of security firm Arbor Networks, Twitter may be forced to change the way external applications communicate with the service.