Many users were confused when their Twitter timelines disappeared. (Salvador Rodriguez / Los Angeles Times / October 11, 2013)

There was a brief moment of confusion on Twitter on Friday afternoon, as what appears to be a widespread glitch wiped out users' timelines, making it impossible for them to see any tweets.

The problem didn't last long, and Twitter was back to normal in no time. And of course, users quickly tweeted about the situation.

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Here are a few funny tweets from confused users.

I've asked Twitter what caused the momentary tweet disappearance.

[Update 3:06 p.m. PDT Oct. 11: Twitter said the glitch lasted for about five minutes. The company said the source of the problem was a "code-related error" that was quickly rolled back. Twitter apologized.]


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