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Twitter apologies


In a blog posting, following Twitter’s Thursday meltdown, Twitter VP of engineering, Mazen Rawashdeh, apologized for the social network’s failure.

“We are sorry. Many of you came to Twitter earlier today expecting, well, Twitter. Instead, between around 8:20am and 9:00am PT, users around the world got zilch from us. By about 10:25am PT, people who came to Twitter finally got what they expected: Twitter.”

So what happened? “The cause of today’s outage came from within our data centers.

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