Twitter experiencing high error rates

Have you gotten numerous visits from the Fail Whale today? Have you run into the perplexing message that "Something is technically wrong."?

You're not alone. Twitter is experiencing errors.

Twitter's status blog reported Wednesday that there is an "elevated error rate" but did not specify why. "We are working on fixing the issue," the blog said. 

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