In Pictures: The worst Cloud outages of 2013 (so f...
The Twitter outage aftermath
Fallout: Timelines came up blank and tweets went undelivered for a short time -- and Google+ presumably saw a sudden spike in activity from all the people asking if Twitter was down for everyone else.
Fix: Twitter said an error during a "routine change" sent the Fail Whale swimming to the Web's surface. Engineers "rolled back the erroneous change" as soon as they pinpointed the problem, and the tweets starting flowing again with no wily whales in their way.
In Pictures: The worst Cloud outages of 2013 (so far)