The company now says service has been restored for some users.
Apple's status page says that all its online offerings are now back up and running.
It's the second time in six months that the Facebook-owned chat service has been blocked in the country.
Anxiety and frustration may set in when we can't be social. Addicts say they realize sometimes these outages can offer a much needed respite.
People around the globe were stymied for a while Tuesday as they tried to get onto Twitter, which acknowledged that something was "technically wrong."
Sony is making good on its promise to extend memberships after the PSN outage earlier this month.
Sony pledges to lengthen PS Plus and PS Now subscriptions to compensate those affected by PS4 network downtime.
Multiple users of the social network have turned to Twitter to express their frustrations over the outage that is stopping them from exchanging photos and video.
The outages mainly hit the US Northeast and have significantly decreased since early Tuesday morning, according to Downdector.com, which reports on the status of online services.
The Japanese electronic giant's latest fridge automatically locks if it senses an earthquake and has a solar-powered backup battery in the event of a power outage.