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This article was published on December 17, 2009


Twitter Is Broken, But Here Is The Contributor API In The Wild

Twitter Is Broken, But Here Is The Contributor API In The Wild
Alex Wilhelm
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Alex Wilhelm is a San Francisco-based writer. You can find Alex on Twitter, and on Facebook. You can reach Alex via email at [email protected] Alex Wilhelm is a San Francisco-based writer. You can find Alex on Twitter, and on Facebook. You can reach Alex via email at [email protected]

fail whaleWell, you already know that Twitter is borked at the moment. While this is not a surprise, it is an annoyance. How many more tens of millions before they buy some servers?

Twitter says this: “We are aware of and investigating the causes of timeline delays and missing tweets. Retweet is back up and fully functional.”

Great, thanks. I wonder if they forgot to feed the hamsters again that spin the wire wheel that powers the single lone server running on a Pentium III.

On a more positive note, you can see the new Twitter Contributor API on the @Twitter account. Take a look:

twitter cont api

Now go enjoy this short burst of productivity. We’ll update this post when Twitter fixes itself, again.