Twitter: Links not working as users hit by ‘API error’

Twitter has been hit by a major bug that means users are unable to access other websites.Users clicking on links were instead shown a long error message indicating that there is a problem with Twitter’s API, the system that is used to communicate with other services.It means that links shared on the site cannot be followed at all.Tweetdeck, the company’s more specialised service for following tweets, also appeared to be broken as a result of the same problems.PA