Something’s wrong with Twitter.

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Twitter suffered a complete outage for approximately an hour Thursday afternoon. The social media platform is up but is not completely functional for everyone.

Twitter users trying to log on to the social network saw a message saying “Something is technically wrong” Thursday. The company confirmed the service was down and found the culprit to be “an internal configuration change” according to the Twitter status page. 

Downdetector showed reports from around the globe confirming Twitter was done starting at 11:46 a.m. PT on Thursday. 

Twitter error

Twitter’s error message.


At the same time Twitter was down, President Donal Trump held a White House Social Media Summit. Both Facebook and Twitter were not invited to the event.

Originally published July 11, 11:59 a.m. PT.
Update, 12:08 p.m.: Adds mention of Twitter status page. 12:30 p.m.: Adds background details. 1:04 p.m.: Adds info on outage status.