Twitter’s recovering from a few hours of glitchiness

Twitter bird logo in white, over a red and black background.
Illustration by Alex Castro / The Verge

Twitter appears to be recovering after users spent hours on Wednesday evening reporting various errors, with the app and site throwing up errors about exceeded rate limits, failing to fetch new tweets, or appearing to be completely broken.

DownDetector.com showed a spike of around 10,000 outage reports noted for Twitter, with reports starting just after 7:30PM ET. By around 10:30PM ET, that number had dropped to less than 1,000 reports.

Here at The Verge, we had multiple instances of the desktop site logging accounts out suddenly. When one staffer clicked the log in button, the site would simply refresh without any prompt for a username or…

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