twitter bird dead1 300x300 Twitters way of managing the failwhale?  API reduction to 150/hour.Given the recent issues with Twitter, it was a wonder that I ever got to see the tweet to begin with.  But, all things aside, kudos to TweetDeck for the heads up on this one.

Twitter has been sending out notices for a few days now (almost directly coinciding to the start of the World Cup) about increased levels of errors.  We have written about the issues extensively, and urged Twitter to take action.

Apparently, the blue bird of happiness has just acted:

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We’ve contacted Twitter for a comment, and will update when we hear anything.