Twitter’s timeline just isn’t loading right now

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Twitter seems to be having difficulties, with users reporting that the site’s timeline isn’t loading on either the web or mobile apps.

The site itself is still accessible, as are individual accounts and the ability to send new tweets, but loading the “Following” timeline doesn’t seem to be happening. (Previously, the “For You” timeline was also inaccessible, though that now seems to be working again).

There’s been a spike of reports for the site on DownDetector starting around 5AM ET, with users reporting broken timelines in the US, UK, and elsewhere. Oddly, it seems that lists (curated groups of users) also work, so try that if your feed isn’t otherwise loading.

Here’s what Twitter currently looks like for most people. What’s…

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