‘The links have been sequestered’: How we coped with Twitter’s ‘Great Link Massacre of 2013’


Hold us. We’re still trembling from the horrifying memory of those dark, dark minutes when links in tweets produced this:

Twitter links only malfunctioned for a brief period on Thursday morning, but the devastation will never be forgotten.

Here’s how some link-hungry Twitter users spent the Great Link Massacre of 2013.

Some fortunate souls escaped the devastating Twitpocalypse. But guys? Nobody likes a show-off.

Think there were no winners in all this? Wrong:

Capitalism, baby!


  • Stone Bryson

    It’s these kind of stories that keep me coming back to Twitchy. Love it…

    Oh, and yes – I too, survived the link fail.