Twitter goes down during Kobe Bryant's final game

LOS ANGELES (KABC) -- A Twitter outage hit the Los Angeles area during Lakers great Kobe Bryant's final NBA game on Wednesday.

Many who took to Twitter during the game were surprised when they couldn't tweet.

The outage began just before 8 p.m. and most Twitter users were able to access the social media site again in just under 30 minutes.

Twitter tweeted at about 8:35 p.m. that they were aware of users experiencing issues and were working to resolve the problem.

The Los Angeles Lakers official Twitter account also crashed during the game.

There was no official word on whether the amount of activity surrounding Bryant's final game caused the disruption.
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