What Happened When Twitter Went Down?

Twitter went down Tuesday afternoon, and everyone flipped out. The service is restored now though. But tweeps who couldn’t access Twitter have taken to the social network, mainly posting their reactions when the service crashed.  #Whiletwitterwasdown trended on Twitter (quite an irony) and we dug into the conversations. Here’s what we found –  

Ellen DeGeneres Not Behind The Twitter Outage 

Well, Ellen DeGeneres came out clean saying she wasn’t behind the crash this time. A couple of weeks back Ellen’s Oscars group selfie tweet (including Jennifer Lawrence, Bradley Cooper, Brad Pitt, Julia Roberts, Angelina Jolie, Meryl Streep, and Kevin Spacey) was re-tweeted over one million times thus crashing Twitter for 20 minutes.  

Is Mark Zuckerberg Buying Twitter? 

Well, we don’t know! But may be some tweeps do. 

No List Is Complete Without Rajnikanth

#Whiletwitterwasdown Indian Politics Was Rewritten 

Tweeps Went To Facebook & Yawned 

#Whiletwitterwasdown People Realised They’ve a Family 

And Some Were Panicked Because 

Shahrukh Khan’s fan couldn’t wish him good night. Awww! We wonder whether the star got a good night’s sleep or not?  Want to add something to the list? Tell us in the comment section. 


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