Twitter’s latest outage is logging desktop users out

Twitter had a lot of problems in February (the price cap debacle) and March (when it broke all links and images), but until April, the service didn’t register outages of equal significance. Now is May, and the streak ended early for a number of people (including several edge staff) reporting The desktop site logged them out without warning and wouldn’t let them sign in again.

Twitter owner and CEO Elon Musk the most He recently responded to a tweet Pointing out that his car company, Tesla, now has 20 million followers on Twitter, he made no comment about how many of those might be bots or whether any of them signed up to pay for a Twitter Blue subscription and accompanying verification tag.

Earlier today, news broke that for many of the “legacy checking” accounts that had their blue banner removed last month, they could briefly regain rank. Simply by modifying their profile information. Forcing everyone to sign out might be one way to address this issue or just another sign of Twitter’s instability lately.

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