Hey, I want to meet you here. It turns out that with Facebook, Instagram, and WhatsApp experiencing an outage, the massive influx of people coming to blow off steam on Twitter is causing problems with the Blue Bird website.
At the time of writing (3:43 PM ET), the Twitter website and app are experiencing some issues. The main problem seems to be that the answers are broken for many users, but it is not clear how extensive this problem is.
DownDetector shows a peak on reported issues starting around 3:00 pm today, with a small number of reports starting around lunchtime. Twitter’s own status page It says that all systems are operational, however.
It’s also unclear what’s causing this issue, but as of right now my money is on people swarming the site due to other outages.
Updated 10/4/2021 4:07 PM ET: Fortunately, things seem to be boiling over on Twitter and all systems seem operational, according to Twitter status page.
We will continue to update this post as information becomes available.