Social network Gab stops working as its Twitter account disappears
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Gab, a social media platform popular with right-wing users, stopped working Friday evening, with its website serving up an error message. The company's Twitter account also disappeared.
The service's website displayed a message to potential visitors that read, "We encountered an error processing your request. Please try again in a few seconds."
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Gab CEO Andrew Torba didn't immediately respond to a request for comment on when services might return. A Gab Twitter account disappeared from the short-message service. "This account doesn't exist," a page formerly used by Gab read. Twitter didn't immediately respond to a request for comment about what happened to the Gab account.