Twitter Outage Strikes Again: Elon Musk's App Plunges into Chaos

Musk's Twitter Woes Continue: Users Demand Answers as App Suffers Outage
Twitter Outage Strikes Again: Elon Musk's App Plunges into Chaos

Elon Musk, the renowned entrepreneur and CEO of various prominent companies such as Tesla and SpaceX, finds himself once again at the center of attention due to the recent Twitter outage. Users have been vocal about their frustrations with the platform, and many have directed their complaints towards Elon Musk. This incident adds to the ongoing scrutiny surrounding Elon Musk's influence on Twitter, with concerns about its performance and reliability under Elon Musk's leadership. Despite his remarkable success in the tech industry, Elon Musk continues to face criticism regarding the management of social media platforms like Twitter.

On Saturday, July 1, numerous Twitter users encountered difficulties accessing the platform, leading to frustration and complaints. This isn't the first time such outages have occurred under Elon Musk's leadership of the social media giant. The reports of Twitter downtime began at 07:30 ET, prompting affected users to seek information from sources like iMore and DownDetector.

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The main issue reported by users is receiving a message stating "rate limit exceeded," resulting in limited functionality. Consequently, the hashtag #RateLimitExceeded has gained traction among those who managed to access the app.

The website version of Twitter accounts for 45 percent of the reported problems, followed by 38 percent for the app and 17 percent for the feed.

Twitter users have directed their frustration towards Elon Musk, tweeting at him or mentioning him in their complaints. Some users expressed their discontent with the state of the platform since Musk's involvement, citing an increase in bots, app crashes, and overall deterioration. One user lamented, "Every single aspect of Twitter has gotten considerably worse since Elon Musk took over... it is impossible to run a social media platform worse than this."

This recent outage adds to the series of disruptions that occurred under Musk's ownership. In October 2022, after acquiring the company, Musk made significant staff cuts. Prior to the current incident, notable Twitter outages took place in February and March, making this July disruption another blow to the platform's stability.

Twitter Outage Strikes Again: Elon Musk's App Plunges into Chaos

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