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Twitter Down for Everyone, Not Just You

Twitter experienced a site-wide outage at approximately 8:30 am PT Thursday, the first since the site had its major period of downtime last month. Twitter acknowledged the problems on its site status page: “Users may be experiencing issues accessing Twitter. Our engineers are currently working to resolve the issue,” the page states. Some users were able to access the service, however, using the mobile Web version of the site. Update: As of approximately 10:30 a.m. PDT, Twitter seems to be up and running.


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The problem with the Billionaire Savior phase of the newspaper collapse has always been that billionaires don’t tend to like the kind of authority-questioning journalism that upsets the status quo.

— Ryan Chittum, writing in the Columbia Journalism Review about the promise of Pierre Omidyar’s new media venture with Glenn Greenwald