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August 6th, 2009
11:11 AM ET

No Tweets For You!

Tough Thursday for Twitter, Facebook
Tough Thursday for Twitter, Facebook

 

***UPDATE***

From Facebook rep: “Earlier this morning, Facebook encountered network issues related to an apparent distributed denial of service attack, that resulted in degraded service for some users. No user data was at risk and we have restored full access to the site for most users. We’re continuing to monitor the situation to ensure that users have the fast and reliable experience they’ve come to expect from Facebook.”

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***UPDATE***

From status.twitter.com:

The site is back up, but we are continuing to defend against and recover from this attack.

(Despite that, as of 12:40PM ET, lots of CNNers are still unable to log on to Twitter or access TweetDeck)

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***UPDATE***

Per Facebook rep: “We're looking into it and will give you an update as soon as possible.”

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***UPDATE*** (11:13AM ET)

From status.twitter.com:

The site is back up, but we are continuing to defend and recover from this attack.

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As all you Twitter addicts out there probably know, the service has been down since earlier this morning. Turns out it's not just a technical glitch - somebody's apparently targeting the site.

From status.twitter.com:

We are defending against a denial-of-service attack, and will update status again shortly.

By the way, some Facebook folks are also reporting problems logging on/navigating around. We'll bring you more on all this as it develops.

 


Filed under: Kyra Phillips • Tweet of the Day
June 2nd, 2009
03:49 PM ET

@KyraCNN Tweet of the Day

mtnwalker @KyraCNN Thx for defending the Marine... those of us Viet Nam Marines have spent a lifetime being shamed for doing our duty.


Filed under: Kyra Phillips • Tweet of the Day
May 26th, 2009
03:48 PM ET

@KyraCNN Tweet of the Day

RedRose595 @KyraCNN – Gay marriage WILL affect straight marriage! I already cannot find a girlfriend. With women allowed to marry each other, I'm screwed


Filed under: Kyra Phillips • Tweet of the Day
May 25th, 2009
03:32 PM ET

@KyraCNN Tweet of the Day

waitrewindthat @kyracnn – today we remember those we lost and those we still have who served us in the dark times of the world when we are at war.


Filed under: Kyra Phillips • Tweet of the Day
May 21st, 2009
04:20 PM ET

@KyraCNN Tweet of the Day

anotherside @KyraCNN Philly mayor? The more recent wave of color blindness that seems to be sweeping America has been long overdue. Kudos all.


Filed under: Kyra Phillips • Tweet of the Day