Update: Twitter new update (Version 8.28.2) fixes the crashing issue for the Android Twitter app. More details can be found here. Twitter official support also tweeted the following about the new update :
The Android app has now been fixed. The latest version (8.28.2) should no longer crash on launch –– you’re good to go ahead and update when it becomes available for you. Thanks for your patience.
— Twitter Support (@TwitterSupport) January 22, 2020
Original Post: Several users are reporting about an issue with the latest version of the Twitter app. According to the users, the app is not working properly on Android after they updated the app from the Google Play Store. Twitter users posted about the issue on various social media, including Twitter. You can check out some tweets below.
@TeznasGV Is anyone else’s Twitter android app not working?2020-01-22 12:11:46
@BenC42 This is happening to me today! @Twitter @TwitterSupport2020-01-22 12:11:35
@PhantomDoomer Why tf is twitter not working for me
— ✨John, 500 follows by 2030?✨ (@iamnottomgreen) January 21, 2020
Annd now the Twitter app wont work, hopefully that mess will be fixed soon- but for anyone trying to get in touch with me??? I'm likely going to stay on Mastodon mostly until this issue is fixed because it starts, opens & gives a "Twitter has stopped"notice in under 3seconds.
— ♿🔯 thinking warrior #GiveAssangeANobel (@malkabethwendy) January 21, 2020
Well, after several reports about the crashing issues of the Twitter Android app. The official account of Twitter support addressed the issue, and according to the official statement, the issue id appearing in the latest version of the Android app only. The statement also mentioned that the issue is being investigated.
You can check out the official tweet by Twitter below.
Stay tuned, we will keep updating this post with the latest related news.