“The outage was due to an internal configuration change, which we’re now fixing,” the company wrote on its status page.
By 2:10 p.m. PT, Twitter said it was back up for most users.
— Twitter (@Twitter) July 11, 2019“We are currently investigating issues people are having accessing Twitter and we’ll keep you updated on what’s happening via our status page,” Twitter spokeswoman Lindsay McCallum told Digital Trends earlier on Thursday, while the service was still down.
Earlier on Thursday, Reddit went down for desktop users for a few hours.
Instead, some decided to post in the comments section of DownDetector’s Twitter status page, where users started posting snarky jokes — almost like they were back on Twitter.