Twitter says it's investigating an outage on the popular social network.

The service went down just after 2 p.m. ET, when access to the Web site and mobile apps was disrupted. A message on Twitter's Web site says it's "currently down for maintenance."

"Most users are experiencing issues accessing Twitter on web and mobile apps,"reads a statement from Twitter. "We're looking into it."

Update at 2:49 p.m. ET: Twitter appears to be back up, based on a scan of the Web site and mobile apps, although the social network has not officially confirmed the outage is over.

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