RFT Staffers Contemplate Day Without Twitter

Categories: Media, Twitter
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If you haven't heard yet. Twitter is down. The social media site is being seized by a "denial of service attack" -- whatever in the hell that means.

Meanwhile, the Twitter outage has prompted a few amusing emails here at Riverfront Times. I'll begin with the email from calendar editor Paul Friswold, breaking news of the Twitter collapse to RFT staff at 11:08 this morning.

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From: Paul Friswold
Subject: Twitter in the Shitter
Thursday - August 6, 2009 11:08 AM

http://www.cnn.com/2009/TECH/08/06/twitter.attack/index.html

Millions of people forced to keep inane outbursts to themselves.


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From: Annie Zaleski (music editor)
Subject: Re: Twitter in the Shitter
Thursday - August 6, 2009 11:10 AM

dude, trust me.
i'm dying over here.
no twitter?!

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From: Paul Friswold
Subject: Re: Twitter in the Shitter
Thursday - August 6, 2009 11:14 AM

Just open your window and shout out your updates.

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From: Tom Finkel (editor)
Subject: Re: Twitter in the Shitter
Thursday - August 6, 2009 11:18 AM

TWEET!

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