Twitter went down and people just couldn’t handle it – our 21 favourite reactions

The internet went into a mini meltdown on Thursday evening when Twitter stopped working for a while, leaving users feeling obliged to go and correct people’s grammar in real life. After an hour, function was gradually restored and the relief was palpable.

Most people tried to find something else to fill the emptiness.

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The major irony of Twitter being down was that everybody really wanted to tweet about it.