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Twitter has suffered a site-wide outage that stopped users from logging into their accounts and blocked access to all public profiles. Beginning about 1100 PDT here at Vulture Annex in San Francisco, Reg hacks began noticing that they were logged out of their accounts and the service was not accepting their passwords. No …


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  1. Chris Miller

    Twitter is down

    Oh noes. My life is at an end.

  2. Peter Mount

    Not everything is back

    I make it about 45m downtime for the web, api was still down a few minutes ago...

    That said, the posts on Google+ about it have been hillarious.

    I wonder how people are coping without it?

    1. Anonymous Coward
      Anonymous Coward

      Re: Not everything is back

      I don't know any 15 year-old girls, or I'd ask them for you.

    2. Anonymous Coward
      Anonymous Coward

      Re: Not everything is back

      I'm coping very well. Thankyou for your concern.

  3. adnim Silver badge

    I hadn't


    1. Roger Stenning

      Re: I hadn't

      Neither did I. Using it all day to track the Bob Crow & Clause 119 stories. There was a slight slowdown this afternoon, but nothing came crashing down.

      Must've been lucky, I guess.

  4. Charles Manning

    Good thing it isn't used for anything serious

    Nothing the narcissists can't fix with an extra week of therapy.

  5. Ugotta B. Kiddingme


    blessed, blissful SILENCE...

    This is NOT a bad thing.

  6. Charlie Clark Silver badge

    Pity it's not permanent


    1. Nate Amsden

      Re: Pity it's not permanent

      here's hopin next time it is

  7. Brewster's Angle Grinder Silver badge

    "Back to work...Twitter has got off its knees..."

    That, sir, is trolling of the highest order. Kudos.

  8. Christoph Silver badge

    They've found the problem

    When they upgraded the system they typed in the correct command to reconfigure it, but that was a long and complicated command and it got truncated at 140 characters.

    1. cyrus

      Re: They've found the problem

      I don't need 140 characters to say "f*ck you".

  9. Graham Marsden

    "We apologize for the inconvenience."

    What inconvenience?

  10. Charles Manning

    Quite entertaining actually

    A real Twitter fan in our office was outraged... and could not tweet about it.

    Had to resort to spilling his vitriol on Facebook!

  11. Anonymous Coward
    Anonymous Coward

    Just goes to prove..


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