Twitter had some issues Monday morning — beginning simply earlier than midday ET, clicking hyperlinks inside tweets didn’t work, and for many individuals, pictures wouldn’t load all through their timelines. It took rather less than an hour for many components of the location to start out working once more.
Through the partial outage, making an attempt to click on a hyperlink confirmed solely an error message that mentioned “your present API plan doesn’t embrace entry to this endpoint.” Folks additionally appeared to get the error when visiting the location in Incognito mode or in the event that they weren’t logged in.
The Twitter Support account mentioned that “an inner change that had some unintended penalties” was in charge. Whereas the problems had been occurring, some Verge staffers’ Twitter entry remained unaffected, whereas others weren’t even in a position to load the location.
Regardless of the corporate’s shrinking workforce, Musk has continued to push for brand spanking new options, together with promising modifications that haven’t but appeared, like final month’s call for ad revenue sharing with creators who submit on the platform or a plan to introduce a new paid tier for its API.
This newest outage occurred solely a few week after Elon Musk laid off a lot of the corporate’s remaining product workforce, including manager Esther Crawford, within the newest spherical of cuts since he took possession of Twitter final fall. Twitter additionally had a similar outage nearly a month ago, which Platformer reported occurred as a result of “an worker had inadvertently deleted knowledge for an inner service that units charge limits for utilizing Twitter.”
Replace March sixth, 1:02PM ET: Up to date to replicate that the outage seems to be resolved.