LivingSocial Still Down, Now Delaying Email Distribution

Daily deals site LivingSocial has been down for more than a day, and the company is blaming it on an internal issue. LivingSocial.com went down Tuesday afternoon, as did all LivingSocial mobile apps. Although the website says that it is…

Facebook Down for Some, Users Unable to Post, Like, Comment, Etc.

Facebook is experiencing issues that are preventing many users from using many aspects of the service, including status updates, liking, commenting, and more. A quick search of Twitter reveals that the issue is widespread, and the hashtag #facebookdown is trending…

Gmail Disruption Affected 29% of All Messages, Google Apologizes

Google is apologizing for Monday’s Gmail service disruption, which they say affected 29% of all message sent during the period. During the disruption, messages were slow to deliver and some users had an issue downloading attachments. Google first reported the…

Gmail Suffers Service Disruption Affecting Small Portion of Users

If you’re experience issues with Gmail, it’s probably not your fault. Google has confirmed that the service is suffering a small “disruption” that is affecting a small portion of users. Google first reported the service disruption at 10:25 am EST…

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…

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,…

Feedly Goes Down As Demand From Google Reader Users Surges

As you probably know by now, Google announced last week that it is shutting down Google Reader. Meanwhile, a lot of users are experimenting with some of the alternatives, trying to find one that meets their news consumption needs. One…

Google Reader Not Working For A Bunch Of People

I couldn’t help but notice that Google Reader has been acting very weird, but now I know it’s not just me, as numerous people have been complaining about it, and several publications are now reporting on the issue. There’s a…

Twitter Goes Down for the Third Time This Month

Some Twitter users may be having some trouble accessing the site. For others, the site is running but experiencing quickness issues. Once again, Twitter has suffered a noteworthy outage. Here’s what Twitter had to say on their Status blog: Some…

Vine Disables Twitter Sharing Just Hours After Launch

Earlier this afternoon, Twitter unveiled Vine, a standalone iOS app for the creation and sharing of short (six-second) video clips. A video sharing experience was rumored to be in the Twitter pipeline, and it looks like this is it. Vine…