Monday, 15 June 2009

Were you hit by the Twitpocalypse? :)

I noticed at the weekend that I couldnt access my Twitterific account via iPhone. I was thinking to myself: "another iPhone related fault" Apparantly not. Apparantly Twitter was hit by what is being dubbed: The Twitpocalypse.

The Twitpocalypse is very much like the Y2K Bug. Commentators predicted that on Friday at

the unique identifier associated with each Tweet would exceed 2,147,483,647. Third party apps would not be able to cope with this number and revert into negative digits causing a Y2K type crash.

Sure enough this appears to be what happened. Quite funny really.

My Twitterific is still down and at some point today I will go off and figure out what I have to do to update it....

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