Twitter down; athletes’ feet not in mouths

‘Likely service disruption’ reported

This used to happen all the time back when Twitter was a baby, but the fact that the service is down - at least for some and going on 30-40 minutes now - has become rare enough to be noteworthy.


The service-monitoring site Down Right Now lists the problem as a "likely service disruption."

Twitter's status blog has no news yet.

On the bright side? No professional athlete has embarrassed himself for the past 30 minutes ... at least on Twitter.

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(Update, 10 a.m.: It would appear the service disruption is not total, as longtime Network World contributor Dave Kearns tells me via Facebook: "I get that (message) from, but my tweetstream reader (Janetter) is having no problems at all, either reading or writing.")

(Update 2, 10:20 a.m.: It's definitely a localized issue. Twitter's support account reports: "Some users are currently unable to log in to their accounts. We are aware of this issue and our engineers are working to fix it.")

(Update 3, 11:30 a.m.: All fixed now, at least for me.)

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