Many Twitter users are reporting that tweets — both their own and those they saw posted by other people — have been vanishing into thin air.
We're not sure what happened, but our Bearitone giveaway tweet disappeared. We'll put it up again in a few minutes! #TwitterGlitch
— Canadian Opera Company (@CanadianOpera) December 18, 2013
not sure why, but peoples tweets keep disappearing from my feed….ugh wtf.
— Jess T. (@itskindastellar) December 18, 2013
my tweets keep disappearing im so confused get ur shit together twitter
— Jacob k (@durrylad) December 18, 2013
Once again, I am experiencing tweet decay. Tweets posted, even re-tweeted, seem to have vanished. Is that happening to others?
— Steve Morgan (@SteveUBC) December 18, 2013
Why do my tweets keep disappearing? ?
— ℰмιℓу (@emilybrei_53) December 18, 2013
My tweets he disappearing
— . (@JustLikeCandii_) December 18, 2013
Anybody else had a problem with tweets disappearing from timelines? I did a second tweet and then the original appeared again. Strange
— Spanish Highs (@spanishhighs) December 18, 2013
@twitter Why are tweets and pictures MAGICALLY disappearing?
— Shireen Sandoval (@ShireenSandoval) December 18, 2013
— Becky Warden-Brown (@rebeccarosewb) December 18, 2013
Even U.S. Senators are not immune:
Weird this tweet disappeared.Again,chili eating at my annual holiday book party for Senate class '06. pic.twitter.com/QX4MFaWHWl
— Claire McCaskill (@clairecmc) December 18, 2013
Then there’s this poor guy:
If his tweet about his tweet about disappearing tweets disappears, he’ll be really ticked off.