The microblogging network eventually recognized the issue and stated that “things should be working normally now.” Nevertheless, tens of thousands of Twitter users were unable to respond to Tweets on the web. On Thursday, a user posted a screenshot that included the following text: “Rate limit exceeded. Please be patient for a little while, then try again.
After admitting that there was a problem, the microblogging service tweeted from its ‘Twitter Support’ account, “We realize that some of you may have encountered difficulty replying to Tweets on the web. Things ought to be operating normally at this point. I’m sorry for the inconvenience!”
We know some of you may have experienced issues replying to Tweets on web. Things should be working normally now. Sorry for the trouble!
— Twitter Support (@TwitterSupport) April 13, 2023
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However, in response to the post made by the corporation, a large number of users continue to express frustration that the problem has not been resolved. “Nope, not functioning. One user noted, “I am however able to take a screenshot of the text of my response, and for some reason that will allow me to post it.” “Unfortunately, I’m still not having any success. Another user added, “I have attempted to resend the message multiple times.” Another user added their two cents by saying, “My tweets keep getting sent to draughts, not Tweeted.” The same goes for responses. There is a clear deviation from the usual in how things are operating.
Why am I getting this again? pic.twitter.com/cimdMSb4ny
— Lori Mills (@LoriMills4CA42) April 13, 2023
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In the meanwhile, Elon Musk has set a new deadline for the removal of all vintage Blue check marks for April 20. This comes after the company was unable to meet the first target of April 1 owing to a lack of the backend technology required to accomplish this goal. Reports indicated that there were technological hurdles involved in the process of eliminating so-called blue ticks swiftly at scale, and the only method available to do so at the moment was a manual approach.