Can you imagine the puzzlement and frustration many people felt this morning when they discovered that Twitter was down due to a denial-of-service attack?
Shock. Dismay. Panic. Disappointment. Anger.
Here’s just one example of how people reacted as Twitter was on again, off again this morning.
Twitter’s outage illustrates how crucial is has become for many people, and a hour or two without Twitter can be difficult.
In any event, it looks like Twitter may need to invest even more of its VC dough-ray-me to harden its infrastructure.
Update: The New York Times’ Bits blog has more details about the denial-of-service attack.