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How To Know Immediately The Next Time Twitter Is Down

Yep, Twitter has been going up and down like a merry-go-round today. Has this annoyed you? Affected business interactions possibly? Or maybe the only real trouble you’ve had is wasting time reading posts reporting these supposedly catastrophic outages (they’re really not a huge deal).

So we will now save you from having to read said posts ever again, by showing you how you can know immediately the next time Twitter is down.

And when those “OH MY GOD, TWITTER IS DOWN!!!” posts pop up, you can just ignore them. Unless Twitter is down ALL day. But we’ll show you where to go then too.

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When Apps Go Bad: Another Reason Not To Allow Any Old App Access To Your Twitter

When you click a link in spam direct messages, you put your Twitter at risk (of sending others the same spam direct messages). But you know this already because you read our previous post, so you don’t do that anymore.

And there’s another way you’re putting your Twitter – and your reputation – at risk: By allowing any ‘ol third party app access to your Twitter, just so you can sign in to various platforms with one click.

But what happens when apps go bad and start tweeting lies on from your account?

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Another Twitter Bug Suspected As Gruesome Picture Plagues Timelines

CNBC is reporting that “shortly before 10:00pm ET on Thursday, Twitter users began complaining of unusual photos appearing in their timelines.”

Unusual and gruesome.

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Is Something Technically Wrong With Twitter Today?

Have you been getting an error message at all today when you try to view your mentions and other interactions via “Connect” on

If so, fear not – you’re not alone!
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Having Trouble Linking Twitter To Facebook? You’re Not Alone

We know it’s not a best practice to link your Twitter to Facebook, but many folks do it regardless. And if you’re one of these misguided folks (I am as well, don’t take offense), you may have noticed the connection is spotty lately.

What’s going on?
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No, That Picture Is Not You – Don’t Click That Link!

There’s a new and particularly nasty virus making the rounds on Twitter and more and more folks are falling for it.

Have you seen it? We bet you have – and we hope you didn’t click the link!
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Yes, Twitter Is Down. Again.

Yes, Twitter is down. Again.

The last time this happened was on June 21, when there was a worldwide outage for twenty minutes. What is going on with Twitter lately?
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Beware The Twitter Question Mark Bug!

You don’t really need to fear this bug, as far as we know – but you’ll notice it sooner or later. We just thought you should know so you wouldn’t be alarmed . . . so we’re telling you about it via an alarming headline.

What is this bug already?

Go to and type that question – or any question really and see for yourself if you’re so impatient! Or read more here to find out.
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UGNazi #TangoDown’d Twitter Today . . . Or Did They?

Yes, we know that you know that Twitter was down for a little while earlier today, we just wanted you to know what caused it. Too bad we can’t definitively tell you!

Twitter continues to blame the outage on a cascading bug, but there’s a group claiming otherwise.
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Today’s Twitter Outage Due To Cascaded Bug

According to Apica, Twitter’s homepage began showing errors at 6:33 a.m. PST.

But why did today’s Twitter outage happen? Well, according to @twittercomms it was a “cascaded bug.”

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