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Possible Twitter Web redesign confusing some users

Media IndustryTwitter, Inc.Marissa Mayer

A slight redesign to Twitter's website is causing confusion among some users, who believe the social network might be blocking them from tweeting.

For some users, Twitter has removed its tweet compose box that is normally at the top left corner of its website and has replaced it with another box that says "Get Started."

The new box is prompting users to find more friends from their address books on various email services, such as Gmail and Yahoo.

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It's unclear if Twitter is testing a new design or if this is simply a glitch. The company could not be reached for comment.

The removal of the compose tweet box has cause wide confusion among users, many of whom are having to use their smartphone app or services like Tweetdeck to send out tweets.

Twitter just blocked me from tweeting because it apparently wants to rifle through my address book. http://t.co/RxVpHxMwcp

— Matt Pearce (@mattdpearce) July 16, 2013

How do I get rid of those it won't let me tweet pic.twitter.com/cId3d0rOO0

— Jessica (@craicandnarry) July 16, 2013

Now twitter online won't let me tweet until I invite friends, nuh you're not invited

— ¿¿¿ε ¿ï¿ε¿ (@Raverality) July 16, 2013

Twitter won't let me tweet from my computer unless I "Find My Friends" HELP HELP I'M BEING OPPRESSED

— Allison Hussey (@allisonhussey) July 16, 2013

wow so my browser twitter won't let me tweet; replaced my tweet box & trending section w/ "Let's get started" block. great job, twitter

— ALEXANDER (@geauz) July 16, 2013

I have to "find friends" on here and it won't let me tweet on the home page on this computer -____-

— † ¿α¿¿α¿ ∞ (@InvisibleAriana) July 16, 2013

Users who are seeing the "Get Started" box should be able to send out tweets by clicking the small blue box at the top right corner of the Twitter website.

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