Apple Store Down for Updates

    August 17, 2011
    Chris Crum

The Apple store at is down for updates. At first, there was no message appearing, but now Apple is saying:

“We’ll be back soon. We are busy updating the store for you and will be back shortly.”

Searching Twitter to see what people are saying about it, I came across this as the top result:

Walked into the Apple store to see a kid pull another kids trouser straight down in front of everyone! I laughed out loud. 23 hours ago via Twittelator · powered by @socialditto

Good job, New Twitter Search!

Apple Store Down for Updates

Then there were some comments about the outage:

Oooo. The Apple store is down. New products on the way? #Wishfulthinking 1 hour ago via web · powered by @socialditto

Yeah, the Apple Store is down. It’s okay though — you can still start your Wednesday. 1 hour ago via web · powered by @socialditto

Oh, Apple Store is down: – Can’t wait to see what’s new this time! :-) 1 hour ago via Google+ agent · powered by @socialditto

uhhhh the online Apple Store is down for updates! 2 hours ago via Twitter for iPad · powered by @socialditto

The Apple Store is down! The average Store downtime is about 2 hours and 39 minutes. 2 hours ago via · powered by @socialditto

Can’t seem to get into UK Apple Store. Down but no message? 2 hours ago via Twitter for Mac · powered by @socialditto


Chris Crum
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