Last night saw another Twitter outage affecting users of both the mobile app and the web version of the social network. For some people the outage lasted almost and hour, but the issue was resolved by around midday PDT.
The disruption was an unfortunate side effect of some maintenance work being carried out by Twitter, as the company explained:
“During a planned deploy in one of our core services, we experienced unexpected complications that made Twitter unavailable for many users starting at 11:01am. We rolled back the change as soon as we identified the issue and began a controlled recovery to ensure stability of other parts of the service. The site was fully recovered by 11:47am PDT. We apologize for the inconvenience.”
While the outage was scarcely more than three-quarters of an hour, it was still an inconvenience for many, and could have had caused serious problems for some…
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