Yesterday we conveyed to you that Twitter and TikTok could not be accessed by some operators. While there was an access interruption in Turkey, Twitter also faced a major interruption in its own platform. The features to tweet, retweet, quote tweets, send messages or follow people were suddenly disabled.
Despite all this, Twitter’s web version and application were accessible to users. In this way, users were able to access the content sent in the past. However, users had difficulty interacting with the content in question on mobile or desktop versions.
A former Twitter employee described it as a “massive outage”, while brands described the inoperability of business Twitter accounts as a major problem.
Some of the users encountered a message similar to “You have exceeded the daily tweet sending limit” , while those who wanted to send a message encountered the phrase “Something went wrong” .
It is thought that Twitter has suffered a massive outage after months of constant feature change on Twitter under the leadership of the company’s new owner, Elon Musk. One of the sources close to the company states that there is confusion in the company.
Elon Musk sent an email to Twitter staff instructing them to pause new feature development to ensure system stability and robustness .
By the way, it is useful to mention the new features of Twitter. Yesterday, the company announced that Twitter Blue subscribers can send tweets up to 4,000 characters long instead of being limited to 280 characters. Moreover, the same limit applies to quoted tweets and replies.
In the meantime, let’s mention that Twitter closed the free developer API to access on the day of the outage. This has affected both companies that offer automation on social networks and users who use these tools.