Verizon outage

Areas affected by Verizon texting outage according to at 9:45 a.m. Tuesday.

Update: A tweet by Verizon Wireless customer service indicated the texting outage that affected many East Coast users was resolved by 9 a.m.

Earlier: Verizon Wireless confirmed in a tweet Tuesday morning that a "ton of customers" on the East Coast are being affected by a texting outage.

"We have confirmed there is a texting outage on the east coast," Verzion Wireless CS support tweeted. "Our technicians a fully aware we have a ton of customers that are being effected, and we're working non-stop to get this matter resolved as soon as possible. *IXR 1/3"

According to a Verizon outage map on outages range from East Lansing, Mich., to New York, Philadelphia, Charlotte, N.C., down into Georgia, Alabama and Florida.

(This is breaking news. This story will be updated.)

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