Updated Yesterday, Twitter’s COO reported that the site receives 190 million visitors each day, with 65 million Tweets being posted every day.
That’s pretty impressive – so well done to Twitter.
However, with rather unfortunate timing the Twitter website appears today to be returning to what was once a familiar sight: the fail-whale.
Yes, Twitter certainly seems to be in bad shape today. As far as we can tell, the site is not suffering from the kind of distributed denial-of-service attack it has experienced in the past or from a hacking group hijacking its DNS records, and so we must take at face value the whale’s claim that there are…
Read more in my article on the Naked Security website.