Twitter glitch is messing number of likes and retweets of users globally

Twitter has acknowledged the issue and says it is working on a fix for it.

Twitter has a weird new glitch that is messing with the retweets, likes and even notifications in some cases. And from what it looks like, the issue is global.

Essentially, since a few hours, users on Twitter have been seeing the number of likes and retweets fluctuate continuously. Of course, the ones who are seeing a reduced count are more upset than the others.

Twitter glitch is messing number of likes and retweets of users globally

FILE PHOTO: People holding mobile phones are silhouetted against a backdrop projected with the Twitter logo in this illustration picture taken September 27, 2013. REUTERS/Kacper Pempel/Illustration/File Photo - S1AEUIXLWVAA

While some users are speculating Twitter taking away the likes from their tweets, some are wondering if Twitter is mass suspending accounts on the platform.

Though Twitter hasn't revealed what's causing this issue, it did announce a few hours ago, that it is aware of the issue and is working on a fix.

The issue seems to be going on for the last 24 hours. The tweets below shows how erratic is the counter on tweets.

Meanwhile, there is a camp of Twitter users who have been insinuating conspiracy theories behind this glitch.

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