Twitter down / Twitter outage 2012 june 21st
Update #2 : The Twitter website was again unavailable at 14:50 eastern time. The Twitter status blog is telling that the issue is still ongoing and that their engineers are working on it to resolve it. The website did not yet told what was causing the outage.
Update : The Twitter website was up and running around 2 p.m. eastern time but had still a few difficulties for some mobile or API users. According to the Times India website, the Twitter website did not really give any explanation for the downfall.
At about 11:50 am this morning, the microblogging website Twitter is down. By checking on the http://www.downforeveryoneorjustme.com website, it appears to be for every user.
Twitter APIS for Hootsuite or mobile does not seem to work either.
There are lots of comments and talk in Google+ about this Twitter outage as we write this post.
Inside Boston is talking about the outage http://bostinno.com/2012/06/21/twitter-outage-twitter-is-down-for-some-users-report/
More details to come shortly
Twitter Website : http://twitter.com/
Quote from Wikipedia to explain what is Twitter : http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Twitter
Twitter is an online social networking service and microblogging service that enables its users to send and read text-based posts of up to 140characters, known as « tweets ». It was created in March 2006 by Jack Dorsey and launched that July. The service rapidly gained worldwide popularity, with over 140 million active users as of 2012, generating over 340 million tweets daily and handling over 1.6 billion search queries per day.Since its launch, the Twitter website has become one of the top 10 most visited on the Internet, and has been described as « the SMS of theInternet. » Unregistered users can read the tweets, while registered users can post tweets through the website interface, SMS, or a range of appsfor mobile devices.