The Twitter Birds Just Can't Lift That Whale

The constant over capacity problems Twitter is experiencing - and also its millions of new users - has been creating a situation where people are slowing there use of this new social media community. Whenever the site goes down and back up it is inundated with comments about it going down which in some cases causes it to drop offline again.

There have been offers of donations and suggestions of ways to monetize. The Twitter team - tweam? - has their hands full. But lets hope this gets solved soon.

You have to love the picture though... well captures the size problems they are having right now.

About the author

Frank Watson has been involved with the Web since it started. For the past five years, he headed SEM for FXCM -- at one time one of the top 25 spenders with AdWords. He has worked with most of the major analytics companies and pioneered the ability to tie online marketing with offline conversion.

He has now started his own marketing agency, Kangamurra Media. This new venture will keep him busy when he is not editing the Search Engine Watch forums, blogging at a number of authoritative sites, and developing some interesting online community sites.

He was one of the first 100 AdWords Professionals, a Yahoo and Overture Ambassador, and a member or mod of many of the industry forums. He is also on the Click Quality Council and has worked hard to diminish click fraud.