Seeing as most customers don't have internet right now... How would they check social media? That aside, Hughesnet has made an announcement.
No, it's called a Holiday, and this forum is staffed by corporate level employees that would have the day/night off. Chances are it will take more than an hour for them to get to the office if the company thinks they need to come in.
Most people that live in rural areas are lucky to get a signal strong enough for browsing the internet. That aside, if one has internet access and issues, the best place to check for the most up to date information is always here at the Community.
Most people have cell phones with a data plan that is how Corrosive. If this was posted on twitter I would have found out 30 minutes ago this was the issue.
I'm not aware of any ISP's that post outages on Twitter or other social media. Please prove me wrong if I am.