Texting service outage for many Verizon customers on east coast

Verizon is experiencing service issues related to customers on the east coast not being able to send or receive text messages. (Getty)

If you are unable to send or receive texts this morning and are a Verizon customer, don't worry, you are not alone.

The wireless cellphone company announced Tuesday morning that they are experiencing a broad east coast outage related to sending and receiving text messages.

The company announced that its engineers are "working diligently to resolve it." As of 9:05 a.m. the issue had not been resolved.