Verizon Wireless confirms text message outage along East Coast

Verizon Wireless says they are working to repair a text message outing on the East Coast Tuesday morning.

The company's customer support Twitter account has responded to tweets from several customers who were reporting issues with text messaging.

The account also confirmed that the outage was impacting customers on the East Coast.

Verizon says their technicians are "fully aware they have a ton of customers that are being effected (sic), and we're working non-stop to get this matter resolved as soon as possible."