Twitter was down, in case you had noticed or unnoticed, and this outage was reputedly a widespread one going by what netizens have to say. This issue has also seemingly been acknowledged by Twitter with its Chief Executive Officer (CEO) Jack Dorsey even stating earlier that things were “slowly” getting into place. In this regard, did you ever come across this outage which is reportedly said to have affected Twitterati during the wee hours of 11 July.
Twitter has come back, but latest outage a cause of concern?
As of now, Twitter services seems to have been restored. The reason stated was a change in its internal configurations. Though the popular micro-blogging site is now back, the latest outage follows that of Facebook, Instagram, and WhatsApp – all of which experienced issues very recently with WhatsApp even not allowing for uploads/downloads of media for a cross-section of users having reported the problem.
On these lines, with outages now being common occurrences, is the latest Twitter outage a matter of concern? Remember that of late, Twitter has been working at preventing the spread of fake content on its platform. Even in the latest Indian general elections, fake news as a cause of concern, but was seemingly well-tackled considering the fact that the awareness levels of netizens (Twitterati included) has been on a high of late.
Twitterati experience “withdrawal symptoms”
As soon as the news about the latest Twitter outage went viral, Twitterati seemed to be experiencing a certain sport of “withdrawal symptoms-like predicament”. In this regard, check out hilarious reactions after the news of the recent Twitter outage spread on social media:
In summary, it may have been likely that you would have missed the latest Twitter outage. This issue was apparently global; most of the users having reported the issue have been the users in economies outside India; but it is possible that the Indian Twitterati could also have something to share regarding the outage.