Random Note for WOTY: #15 1/2

David Barnhart dbarnhart at HIGHLANDS.COM
Thu Dec 19 15:11:56 UTC 2013

In what is being called the Twitterpocalypse or Twittergeddon, the
microblogging site was thrown into chaos after a computer expert posted
details of a loophole that allowed users to "force" others to follow them.
"It's Twitterpocalypse!" Irish Independent (Nexis), May 12, 2010 Wednesday

And if that's to "foreign", try this.

The cause of this Twitterpocalypse: Diabolical hackers had orchestrated a
malicious attack, paralyzing the tweeting universe around the world, leaving
them unable to fire off their vital updates. The Tampa Tribune (Nexis),
August 8, 2009 Saturday, p 1

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