Twitter’s massive outage may be over, company says ‘no evidence’ of hack

Illustration by Alex Castro / The Verge Twitter has been experiencing an outage that began in the early evening on Thursday, with some users reporting problems sending tweets and refreshing their timelines starting shortly after 5:30PM ET. Just after 7PM ET, tweets began to cross our timelines, and things may be returning to normal. “We have no evidence of a security breach or hack, and we’re currently investigating internal causes,” a Twitter spokesperson said in a statement to The Verge. Twitter posted a similar message to its status page and via the @TwitterSupport Twitter account. Twitter has been down for many of you and we’re working to get it back up and running for everyone.We had some trouble with our internal systems and don’t have any evidence of a security... Continue reading…

Twitter’s massive outage may be over, company says ‘no evidence’ of hack
Illustration by Alex Castro / The Verge

Twitter has been experiencing an outage that began in the early evening on Thursday, with some users reporting problems sending tweets and refreshing their timelines starting shortly after 5:30PM ET. Just after 7PM ET, tweets began to cross our timelines, and things may be returning to normal.

“We have no evidence of a security breach or hack, and we’re currently investigating internal causes,” a Twitter spokesperson said in a statement to The Verge. Twitter posted a similar message to its status page and via the @TwitterSupport Twitter account.

Continue reading…