Twitter is up and down, with error messages and different outage-like issues
If you happen to’re having points whereas making an attempt to make use of Twitter tonight, you’re not alone. Dozens of customers are reporting varied errors, saying they’re getting messages that they’ve exceeded their charge restrict, to the positioning showing to be utterly damaged, or failing to fetch new tweets.
DownDetector.com reveals a spike of round 10,000 outage stories famous for Twitter, with stories beginning simply after 7:30PM ET.
Right here at The Verge, we’ve a number of situations of the desktop web site logging accounts out abruptly. Once I click on the log in button, the positioning merely refreshes with out prompting me for a username or password — or crashes, displaying an error message.
The cellular app seems to be nonetheless working for me, although that’s not the case for no less than one in all my coworkers. Over the past thirty minutes or so, the issues have diverse, disappeared, and recurred, without end.
Many customers (myself included) have reported seeing plenty of points with the service since Musk fired a large chunk of the corporate’s employees earlier this 12 months. Nevertheless, opposite to some predictions, the positioning has principally stayed up since, even throughout occasions just like the World Cup or throughout Elon’s self-reported situations of unplugging “one of many extra delicate server racks.”
Now that it seems to have hit a snag, the query turns into how briskly it’ll be capable to get better. After all, Twitter has at all times had some instability, though it will be a disgrace to see it return to the dangerous previous days of the fail whale.
The corporate didn’t reply to a request for remark from The Verge, however is extensively reported to have disbanded its press workplace.