Tesla CEO and Twitter owner Elon Musk has announced limits for how many tweets users can read in a day, causing confusion and frustration among social media users in multiple countries. Musk claims that the limits are temporary.
On Saturday, Twitter users in several countries either could not access the site or faced issues and delays. Then, “Rate Limit Exceeded” and “#TwitterDown” began trending on the platform in the United States.
Outages were also reported at around 8:00 a.m. EST, according to DownDetector, a site that tracks internet outages.
Meanwhile, Twitter users complained that their tweets weren’t loading, and noted having received an error message, which read, “Sorry, you are rate limited. Please wait a few moments then try again.”
After this news began to spread, Elon Musk tweeted that the social media platform has temporarily limited users “to…