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Twitter says massive outage caused by ‘inadvertent’ systems change

Twitter is having some points.


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Twitter seems to be returning to regular Thursday afternoon after an outage on the social community prevented customers from having the ability to tweet, leading to feeds not being up to date with contemporary posts. Twitter stated earlier that it was working to resolve the difficulty and that it had no indication hackers have been concerned.

“We’ve got no proof of a safety breach or hack, and we’re at present investigating inside causes,” Twitter stated in a press release.

“The latest problem was brought on by an inadvertent change we made to our inside techniques,” Twitter stated in a tweet. “Twitter should be working for everyone within the next few hours.”

Nevertheless, whereas Twitter feeds started to repopulate with present posts, many customers complained about nonetheless not having the ability to tweet.

The difficulty seems to have begun round 2:30 p.m. PT, affecting customers in main cities throughout the US for about 90 minutes. Downdetector.com, which tracks whether or not an internet site is working correctly, confirmed a spike in efficiency complaints associated to Twitter.

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