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Twitter On Outage: Not How We Wanted Today To Go Twitter On Outage: Not How We Wanted Today To Go

On Thursday, Twitter experienced a massive amount of downtime for all web users, and mobile users were experiencing some additional problems. Twitter had initially updated its status blog to say, “Users may be experiencing issues accessing Twitter. Our engineers are …

Twitter Down At Various Times Throughout The Day, Google+ Has Fun Twitter Down At Various Times Throughout The Day, Google+ Has Fun

As previously reported, Twitter has been experiencing some downtime today. It seems to be coming and going. Meanwhile, users have been flockig to other social networks to talk about how Twitter is down. That includes Google+, where there is no …

Twitter Goes Down, Subway Cookies Take The Punishment Twitter Goes Down, Subway Cookies Take The Punishment

Twitter has been experiencing some downtime today. The company acknowledged site issues on its Status Blog, and shortly thereafter posted an update, indicating that the problem was resolved: Users may be experiencing issues accessing Twitter. Our engineers are currently working …

Facebook Outage Killed Some Retail Sites’ Performance Facebook Outage Killed Some Retail Sites’ Performance
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On Thursday night, Facebook experienced a major worldwide outage that lasted, in some cases, for a couple of hours. Things have been less-than-perfect for users since then, even after Facebook released a statement saying that everything should be a-ok. Users …

Facebook Down Again After Overnight Outage Facebook Down Again After Overnight Outage
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It appears that Facebook is having some problems this morning, only a few hours after straightening everything out following an outage that lasted for more than two hours on Thursday night. That outage affected a good number of users across …

Facebook Pages Not Letting Businesses Post Links Facebook Pages Not Letting Businesses Post Links
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It seems to be a rough day in the social media world. A lot of Twitter users have been experiencing problems on and off, and some businesses with Facebook pages have been unable to post links throughout the day. We …

Twitter Search and Timelines Are Having Issues Twitter Search and Timelines Are Having Issues

UPDATE: As of 3:45 EST, things seem to be back to normal. ORIGINAL ARTICLE: You might have noticed that Twitter is acting a little strange lately, and Twitter has just acknowledged the problem on their official Twitter Status blog: Some …

Facebook Slow To Load For Many Users Facebook Slow To Load For Many Users
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Facebook appears to be loading slow for many users this morning. Here in our office, we experienced various levels of slow downs. Sometimes the news feed would fail to load completely, other times pages would fail to load. And when …

Facebook Outage Reported By Various Twitter Users 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 …

Call of Duty Elite Down For Many Users, Problems Seem To Be Varied
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Call of Duty Elite, the social gaming network launched around Modern Warfare 3, hasn’t gotten off to the best start. The service, inundated by membership requests, has been unable to get itself fully operational since MW3 launched last Tuesday. Originally …

Call of Duty Elite Not Working?  Hey, Here’s a Free Month of Premium Call of Duty Elite Not Working? Hey, Here’s a Free Month of Premium
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UPDATE: Elite service still seems to be intermittent for many users, who are reporting a wide variety of problems. They are taking to Elite’s Twitter account to post their issues. ORIGINAL ARTICLE: Modern Warfare 3 has been out for a …

RIM Faces Lawsuit Over BlackBerry Outage RIM Faces Lawsuit Over BlackBerry Outage
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Remember that 4 day outage that left BlackBerry owners all over the world without BlackBerry Messenger, email and in some cases, web browsing? Did you think that it was over when RIM apologized and threw free apps at the affected …

Blackberry Apologizes For Outage With Free Apps Blackberry Apologizes For Outage With Free Apps
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Last week, Blackberry suffered service outages that affected millions of users all across the globe. Unsurprisingly, people found this to be anywhere from a minor to a significant annoyance – as functionality was affected in different ways for different people. …

BlackBerry Outage Persists But Is Improving, CEO Issues Apology BlackBerry Outage Persists But Is Improving, CEO Issues Apology
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BlackBerry Services are beginning to be restored in countries around the world following an outage that began in Europe and The Middle East and by Wednesday had spread to the Americas. BlackBerry users all around the world have had problems …

BlackBerry Services Down For North American Users BlackBerry Services Down For North American Users
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A disruption that has been going on for three days now has spread from Europe and the Middle East to North America today, as users are experiencing problems with many BlackBerry services. On Monday, European, Middle Eastern and African users …

BlackBerry Services Down For Some Users BlackBerry Services Down For Some Users
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BlackBerry users throughout Europe, the Middle East and parts of Africa have been experiencing problems with their service since early this morning. It looks like the problems that people are having involve accessing the web, BlackBerry messenger and roaming in …

Facebook Broken for Some Users Facebook Broken for Some Users
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Given that Facebook has become so integrated with the web at large, and in many people’s lives (wait until the Timeline feature rolls out), it can really suck when Facebook isn’t working like it’s supposed to. It can suck for …

YouTube Down For Some Users YouTube Down For Some Users
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Update: 04:37 EST: It’s back up for us. I have to say this is the first time I’ve seen this happen, and I’ve spent a lot of time on YouTube since I’ve been writing for WebProNews. I’ve had random videos …

Apple Store Down for Updates Apple Store Down for Updates

The Apple store at store.apple.com 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 …

Facebook API Down, Affecting Farmville, Words With Friends and More Facebook API Down, Affecting Farmville, Words With Friends and More
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Facebook is currently dealing with some problems with API response time. Around 4 a.m. this morning, the API response time shot up dramatically and Facebook has been experiencing problems ever since. It appears that the worst part is over, but …

Yahoo Mail Down (For Some) – Users Considering Gmail Yahoo Mail Down (For Some) – Users Considering Gmail
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Some users of Yahoo services, and Yahoo Mail in particular are currently experiencing outages. Many have taken to Twitter to voice their complaints. An apparently official statement from Yahoo on the matter is making the rounds on Twitter as well. …