All Posts Tagged Tag: ‘Downtime’

Feedly And Evernote Go Down, Hit By DDoS Attacks

No, it’s not just you. Feedly is down because it’s been attacked. In fact, both Feedly and Evernote were hit by denial of service attacks. Evernote says it’s back up and running now, but notes that there could still be some hiccups in service. Feedly is still down. Here’s a sequence of tweets from Evernote explaining its situation: Evernote service …

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Matt Cutts Talks About Site Downtime’s Impact On Rankings

Google has released a new Webmaster Help video with Matt Cutts addressing the question: If my site goes down for a day, does that affect my rankings? Sound familiar? I thought so too. Earlier this year, Cutts did a similar video addressing the question: How do I get my search rankings back after my site has been down? Here’s the …

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Getting Google Rankings Back After Site Downtime

The latest Google Webmaster Help video deals with getting your site’s rankings back after experiencing some downtime. Google’s Matt Cutts will often provides answers to his own questions in these videos. This time the question comes from Googler Pierre Far, a Webmaster Trends analyst at Google UK. The question is: My website was down for a couple of days and …

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Facebook Downtime In Europe Caused By DNS Change

If you recall, Facebook went down for a lot of Europe yesterday afternoon. Everybody’s “favorite” Anonymous troll began taking credit even though it was obvious that he was just taking advantage of the situation. The most telling evidence was when he began asking the BBC to change a story about Facebook downtime from six months ago. That still leaves open …

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Facebook Outage Reported By Various Twitter Users

Having too many outages wasn’t listed in the risk factors of Facebook’s filing, so they’re probably not too concerned about it, but they do happen sometimes. In fact, some people have been tweeting about Facebook downtime today, less than 24 hours since the filing was made public (hat tip: NY Daily news). @suandiSuandiFacebook down earlier today; The Hunger Games to …

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Flipboard Service Down Due To iPhone App Release

After the highly-anticipated release of Flipboard’s iPhone app, the high demand has brought down the entire service. The timing of this is a bit unfortunate, as Flipboard is home for a dedicated magazine for the LeWeb conference, which is taking place right now in Paris, France. @FlipboardFlipboardDue to high demand, our service is currently down, we are working to resolve …

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Reddit Experiencing Sporadic Downtime, Productivity Expected To Soar

Reddit, everyone’s favorite social news site, is currently down for “emergency maintenance“. With Reddit being down many are faced to do actual work, or forced to go to class… oh the humanity. Below are some of the funnier “Reddit is down” memes: With the ample free time Redditors now have, many have turned to Twitter… to talk about Reddit. @joshkingdesignJosh …

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Twitter’s Fail Whale Makes An Unceremonious Return

For those of you making you way to work or school this morning, you might be greeted with an old friend while checking your Twitter stream: The Fail Whale. What could be the most loathed mascot on the Internet, Twitter’s Fail Whale has been popping up and ruining the start of the morning for many across the Internet. It’s unclear …

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Report Details Ongoing Twitter Downtime Problems

Most companies try to improve themselves over time.  Twitter, unfortunately, hasn’t managed to do so.  A downtime report from CheckMySite indicates that Twitter’s still suffering problems on a regular basis, and that it hasn’t done well at all in comparison to Facebook and MySpace.

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Report(s): Twitter Solving Downtime Issue

Twitter’s potential Achilles’ heel – or head to toe bull’s-eye, really – has long been the amount of time it spends in a nonfunctional state.  One new set of stats seems to indicate that it’s solving the problem, though, and another shows that it’s continuing to grow, regardless.

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Twitter Took A Week’s Vacation

Among social media and network types of websites, Twitter spent over 37 hours away from the Internet and the service’s users.

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A Heads Up About AdWords Downtime

Saturdays are great.  Even if you hold down a second job, have housework, errands, or whatever, it’s nice to get away from the Monday-to-Friday grind.  Now, so that your Saturday won’t include an unpleasant surprise, an announcement: AdWords accounts will be inaccessible for four hours.

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