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Twitter says software update caused Tuesday's disruptions

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SAN FRANCISCO (AP) -- Twitter says a misbegotten software upgrade interrupted service for about six hours on Tuesday.

The microblogging company is disclosing few details. But it issued a statement blaming what it calls "an internal code change" for the outage.

The glitch affected some users in Europe and the United States. Twitter says it fixed the problem by reinstalling the previous software.

It was the third Twitter outage in five days. The shutdowns come as the company seeks to convince Wall Street it can earn more money from its 320 million users worldwide. In a sinking market,

Twitter stock has fallen about two-thirds from its April peak.

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