And people all over the world are currently unable to send messages to their friends.

Website Down Detector shows that the problem is mainly widespread in Europe – although people in Brazil, Mexico and the US have been affected too.

Users are currently being faced with the ‘timer of doom’ when they attempt to send a message – and at the top of the app it just says ‘connecting’.

Spoiler alert – it’s not connecting and people all over Twitter are freaking out (so much so that it is now the second top trending thing in the UK).