Feb 9, 2023

Twitter outage sees users told they are over daily tweet limit

Some Twitter users were unable to tweet on Wednesday after the website experienced technical problems. Last month the Tesla and SpaceX boss said Twitter had about 2,300 employees - down from around 8,000 when he took over. Some reported being notified by Twitter that they were over the 2,400-tweet-per-day limit, even if they had not posted on Wednesday. In recent weeks many users have complained of bugs while using Twitter - including some claiming they could increase the reach of tweets if they locked their accounts. Tech news website The Information reported that Mr Musk had told Twitter employees to pause on new feature development "In favour of maximising system stability and robustness, especially with the Super Bowl coming up".

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