Twitter Crashes at New Years in Japan

Twitter is so fast, that this is super old news. Is it possible that 300 million use it (not at all once)? With over 16,000 tweets a second in Japan, the system went down at New Years. While there isn’t a cure to fix it except larger servers to handle this burst, Twitter will still grow. 300 million isn’t much when this is the dominant toy for cellphones.

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  1. 14 February 12, 8:15am

    [...] For example, it was the overload of New Year’s tweets in Japan’s timezone that actually crashed Twitter’s server, as opposed to every other celecration. It should also be noted that comScore apparently does not [...]

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