Twitter’s Website Working as Normal After Worldwide Outage

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Twitter’s website mentation is moving arsenic accustomed again aft it appeared to halt moving for thousands of radical crossed the globe connected Dec. 28.

Around 7:40 p.m. E.T., Twitter users were capable to entree the societal media level via apps connected their mobiles oregon different devices, but galore trying to log successful via net browsers were incapable to bash so.

Instead, they were greeted with the pursuing message: “Something went wrong, but don’t fret – it’s not your fault. Let’s effort again.”

According to Downdetector, which provides real-time accusation astir website outages, Twitter was intermittently down for astir 10,000 users crossed the United States, Canada, Argentina, the United Kingdom, the Philippines, and Germany for astir 2 hours.

As of 11.30 p.m. E.T., conscionable implicit 300 users person reported errors.

Businessman Elon Musk, who purchased Twitter in October for $44 billion, tweeted precocious connected Wednesday that the tract “works for me.”

It is unclear what caused the outage.

The Epoch Times has contacted Twitter for comment.

New Changes Under Musk

Musk has initiated a fig of changes astatine Twitter since taking over, including slashing the company’s workforce, rolling retired a paid subscriber service, and introducing a newly-revised doxxing policy banning the sharing of real-time determination accusation oregon linking to outer sources that stock specified data.

The second determination came soon aft Musk revealed that a “crazy stalker” followed a vehicle carrying his 2-year-old lad successful Los Angeles and climbed connected apical of the car. Musk appeared to necktie the alleged stalker to an relationship connected Twitter called “Elon Musk’s Jet” which tracks the question of his backstage plane.

Elon Musk's Twitter illustration   connected  smartphone and printed Twitter logos Elon Musk’s Twitter illustration connected a smartphone placed connected printed Twitter logos connected April 28, 2022. (Dado Ruvic/Illustration/Reuters)

The doxxing argumentation states that immoderate relationship sharing real-time determination accusation of backstage individuals (which does not see the idiosyncratic themselves) volition person their accounts temporarily suspended for an unspecified duration. If Twitter users bash this a 2nd time, their accounts volition beryllium permanently suspended.

On Dec. 28, Musk announced yet different alteration astatine the platform, this clip relating to posts regarding science.

“New Twitter argumentation is to travel the science, which needfully includes reasoned questioning of the science,” Musk wrote without providing further details.

In a follow-up tweet, helium said that “Anyone who says that questioning them is questioning subject itself cannot beryllium regarded arsenic a scientist.”

Earlier this month, Musk said helium would soon resign arsenic CEO aft launching a poll on Dec. 18 asking whether helium should “step down arsenic caput of Twitter.”

The results of the poll, which closed astatine astir 6:20 a.m. ET clip connected Dec. 19 showed that 57.5 percent voted successful favour of Musk departing the role.

“I volition resign arsenic CEO arsenic soon arsenic I find idiosyncratic foolish capable to instrumentality the job! After that, I volition conscionable tally the bundle and servers teams,” Musk said connected Twitter pursuing the results of the poll.

Last month, Musk told a Delaware tribunal that he’d trim his clip astatine Twitter and yet find idiosyncratic other to tally the societal media platform.

“There’s an archetypal burst of enactment needed post-acquisition to reorganize the company,” Musk said successful grounds delivered arsenic helium sought to support against claims that his $56 cardinal wage bundle astatine Tesla Inc was based connected easy-to-achieve show targets and was approved by a compliant committee of director.

“But past I expect to trim my clip astatine Twitter,” the businessman added.

Reuters contributed to this report.

Katabella Roberts

Katabella Roberts is simply a quality writer for The Epoch Times, focusing chiefly connected the United States, world, and concern news.