Summer travel

The summer of downtime

Most outages occur in the summer; your IT department can plan for this.

Twitter goes down for more than a hour

Twitter is notorious for going offline, but usually not for more than an hour. Today, however, the site was inaccessible — on the web and through Twitter clients — for just about one hour.

Twitter curbs developer access to reduce downtime

In another move that threatens the health of its developer ecosystem, Twitter has nearly halved the number of times third-party applications can request data from the service.