Twitter returns after an hour-long outage

After an hour of sweet freedom, the world has been returned to the grasp of Twitter.
At about 2:50 pm ET, the desktop and mobile site were down, displaying a Something is technically wrong error. The app was also not working. The site returned at about 3:45 pm ET, but took a few minutes to regain full functionality.
Twitters status page said little more than it was an active incident. A spokesperson for Twitter confirmed the outage but referred us to the status page.
After the site returned, Twitter said it was because of an internal configuration change, which it has since rolled back.
Its not the first time Twitters had a hiccup in the past few weeks. The social media giant was hit by a direct message outage earlier this month. In fact, between June and July, most of the major internet companies had some form of outage, knocking themselves or other sites offline in the process.
Please tweet about how it was down and how its hard to tweet about how Twitters down when it is itself down, and the irony therein.
Well patiently wait to hear from Twitter about the cause of the outage.
Devin Coldewey contributed.

It was a really bad month for the internet
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