Twitter back up after global outage

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CLEVELAND — Twitter users across the globe were experiencing outages Thursday.

According to DownDetector, outages were heavily impacting the northeastern part of the United States.

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Outages began Thursday afternoon and continued during President Trump’s social media summit.  The site was down for nearly an hour.

Twitter posted an explanation on its status page citing an “internal configuration change” that it was still working to fix.

Around 4 o’clock the company tweeted “Miss us?” as the outage wound down.

However, as of 7:40 p.m., some users are still experiencing issues and receiving error messages such as “Tweets aren’t loading right now” on the mobile platform and “Something is technically wrong” on desktop.

As of 8 p.m. Twitter released a status update saying “Twitter APIs should now be operating as expected, we are continuing to monitor.”

DownDetector says that 45% of users reported problems on the website, 33% on the iPhone or iPad app and 21% on the Android app.

More on Twitter, here.

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