Thursday, August 6, 2009

Is Twitter Down? Is FaceBook Down? Yes & Now, YES

UPDATE: 12 noon AP finally reporting outage of Twitter and Face Book. Don' t like the tone of some of these reports. Twitter is a legitimate news service now. Get over it. Yes there is some useless stuff, fun stuff but there is also a lot of important information being shared all over the world. Show some respect

Hacker attack clamps down Twitter, Facebook also 'looking into' problems
AP Technology Writer
August 6 2009, 12:33 PM EDT
NEW YORK (AP) — A hacker attack Thursday shut down the fast-growing messaging service Twitter, and Facebook also said it was looking into possible site problems.
The complete article can be viewed at:,0,1507447.story

UPDATE: Just tried Face Book at 11:50 prediction seems to have come true. The login page comes up, but nothing else. It has crashed too?

Got up this morning, no Twitter. Facebook was pretty wonky. Found the following articles to explain:

Pete Cashmore of Mashable:

Times of the Internet