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Twitter’s fail whale is back in action, which means the must have Internet service for chattering classes is down for the count. A company spokesperson said that the service has suffered an outage and won’t be back before 3 am PST.

Twitter’s fail whale is back in action, which means the must have Internet service for chattering classes is down for the count. A company spokesperson said that the service has suffered an outage and won’t be back before 3 am PST. “We’re currently experiencing site availability issues resulting from a failed enhancement of the site,” the spokesperson wrote in an email. “Our infrastructure and operations engineers are currently working to resolve this.” For further updates, you can check out the Twitter status blog. Feel free to vent your anger in the comments section — I am calling it a night!

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  1. Ankit Sharma Monday, June 14, 2010

    Twitter didn’t expected this much traffic, I hope they must have got the solution by now.

  2. Wizard Gynoid Tuesday, June 15, 2010

    um, that’s PDT, not PST and Twitter seems to be up even as I speak.

  3. Mark Jackson Tuesday, June 15, 2010

    The previous CTO must be chuckling to himself right now.

  4. 10-20 copies of each tweet was interesting.

  5. Steven Johnson Tuesday, June 15, 2010

    It only shows no one or nothing is perfect in this world-even technology is no exemption!

  6. What is this Twitter of which you speak?

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