Twitter Is Half Down And People Are Saying Really Funny Things About It

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Twitter experienced intermittent outages on Friday, May 19, 2017, and people had funny things to say about it. 

Twitter experienced intermittent outages on Friday, May 19, 2017, and people had funny things to say about it. 

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Twitter experienced intermittent outages on Friday, May 19, 2017, and people had funny things to say about it. 

Twitter experienced intermittent outages on Friday, May 19, 2017, and people had funny things to say about it. 

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Twitter experienced intermittent outages on Friday, May 19, 2017, and people had funny things to say about it. 

Twitter experienced intermittent outages on Friday, May 19, 2017, and people had funny things to say about it. 

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Twitter experienced intermittent outages on Friday, May 19, 2017, and people had funny things to say about it. 

Twitter experienced intermittent outages on Friday, May 19, 2017, and people had funny things to say about it. 

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Twitter experienced intermittent outages on Friday, May 19, 2017, and people had funny things to say about it. 

Twitter experienced intermittent outages on Friday, May 19, 2017, and people had funny things to say about it. 

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Twitter experienced intermittent outages on Friday, May 19, 2017, and people had funny things to say about it. 

Twitter experienced intermittent outages on Friday, May 19, 2017, and people had funny things to say about it. 

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Twitter experienced intermittent outages on Friday, May 19, 2017, and people had funny things to say about it. 

Twitter experienced intermittent outages on Friday, May 19, 2017, and people had funny things to say about it. 

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Twitter experienced intermittent outages on Friday, May 19, 2017, and people had funny things to say about it. 

Twitter experienced intermittent outages on Friday, May 19, 2017, and people had funny things to say about it. 

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Twitter experienced intermittent outages on Friday, May 19, 2017, and people had funny things to say about it. 

Twitter experienced intermittent outages on Friday, May 19, 2017, and people had funny things to say about it. 

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Twitter experienced intermittent outages on Friday, May 19, 2017, and people had funny things to say about it. 

Twitter experienced intermittent outages on Friday, May 19, 2017, and people had funny things to say about it. 

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Twitter experienced intermittent outages on Friday, May 19, 2017, and people had funny things to say about it. 

Twitter experienced intermittent outages on Friday, May 19, 2017, and people had funny things to say about it. 

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Twitter experienced intermittent outages on Friday, May 19, 2017, and people had funny things to say about it. 

Twitter experienced intermittent outages on Friday, May 19, 2017, and people had funny things to say about it. 

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Twitter experienced intermittent outages on Friday, May 19, 2017, and people had funny things to say about it. 

Twitter experienced intermittent outages on Friday, May 19, 2017, and people had funny things to say about it. 

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Some Twitter users were seeing an error message on Friday, May 19, 2017.

Some Twitter users were seeing an error message on Friday, May 19, 2017.

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As Twitter struggles with a technical glitch, some users are seeing an error message when they open their accounts. Others are experiencing a variety of issues including sending messages and attaching images.

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Reports indicate the outages are intermittent, meaning the site or app might work well for 20 minutes and then suddenly it goes haywire.

The outage has impacted users throughout the world and Down Detector's map indicates people are currently reporting problems in Japan; Europe, especially the UK and France; and the United States, particularly the East Coast. 

Thousands are taking to Down Detector, commenting on whether they can use the social media platform.

A stream of messages posted around 6:30 a.m. PST Friday included:

Up in Belgium.

Down in Las Vegas, USA.

Twitter is down in NYC.

Back up in Illinois.

Around 5:30 a.m. PST today, Twitter Support recognized the issue with a tweet:

Some users are currently experiencing problems accessing Twitter & Tweeting. We are aware of the issue and are working towards a resolution.

— Twitter Support (@Support) May 19, 2017

The outage has affected both the web and mobile app.

Twitter has experienced three other outages in 2017.

Source : http://www.sfgate.com/news/article/Twitter-outage-down-technical-glitch-error-message-11158719.php