Something is clogging the Twitter stream!

The outage-prone messaging site is working, but it's not delivering new "tweets" to many members. The company says it's investigating the problem.

Something has dammed the Twitter river. I bet it was this guy. Creative Commons licensed: flickr.com/photos/sherseydc

Holy cow. Is nothing on the Internet working these days? Facebook's acknowledged that a number of members have had account maintenance issues , and now Twitter has confirmed that "many" users are experiencing timeline delay problems.

Basically, the lowdown is that you can post tweets, and they'll publish, but that your timeline--the stream of updates from the Twitter accounts you follow--isn't bringing up any new tweets. For me, it looks like this started at around 8:00 a.m. PT.

Twitter, which has been prone to many an outage in its three-year history, says it is investigating the problem and will provide an update shortly.

(Photo by Flickr user sherseydc, licensed under Creative Commons).

 

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