Twitter was down for more than an hour today and as of 1:20PM CST it continues to have problems according to their status page.
This is what happens when Twitter goes down, blog and even news sites go frenzy, Facebook and Google+ usage increases, and people go out and see the Sun probably for the first time in days…
- CNN: Twitter crashes hard, Internet freaks out
- CNET: Twitter service up, but mostly down
- ABC NEWS: Twitter Site Down for Brief Outage
- Mercury News: Twitter is down, company says engineers are working to resolve issue
- VentureBeat: Twitter goes down for more than an hour
- Yahoo: Twitter site down for brief outage – Yahoo! News
- Huffington Post: Twitter site down for brief outage
- NBC Bay Areas: Twitter Goes Down, Takes Kim Kardashian With It | NBC Bay Area
- BusinessInsider: How To Tweet When Twitter Is Down – Business Insider
- Money CNN: Twitter goes down in worst crash in 8 months – Jun. 21, 2012
- WebProNews: Twitter Goes Down, Subway Cookies Take The Punishment …
- Bangkok Post: Twitter sets off jitters as site goes down | Bangkok Post: news
- Mashable: Twitter Goes Down Again After Brief Uptime Reprieve
Is Twitter too BIG to fail?
Is the Fail Whale on vacation?
This proves to all the naysayers that Twitter has become a relevant service for consumers and businesses, Twitter is important regardless of the information being shared in it… when was the last time you saw that many news outlets comment when your cable goes down?
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