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Twitter Struggled to Keep Up With Inauguration Traffic

January 23, 2013
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Users of real-time communication giant Twitter experienced connectivity and access issues on Monday. Although there were no "fail whales" to be seen, page load errors for Twitter.com were common for a good portion of the afternoon. The issues started around 4:00 p.m. Eastern as messages about President Obama's second inauguration began to fill Twitter streams worldwide. At the time of the swearing in ceremony, tweets were flying at about 18,000 per minute....

 

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