Lifting A Dreamer the Twitter Fail Whale and Beyond. This is the story of the Fail Whale. But in the end, it did represent a time when I dont think we lived up to what the world needed Twitter to be. She has now removed the original link.
Well, in some circles, you aint nothing until you get copied or bought by Google. It was used during periods of downtime by the social networking service Twitter. And this image began to take on a life of its own. Shape and Colors the Mobil Logo. As Twitter succumbed to the strain of running under-provisioned service, the Fail Whale image would show. Tom Limongello decided to change that. Also I think the animation only adds to his or her. The idea for this came to me this morning after being greeted first thing this morning by another Twitter outage. Yiying Lu did not receive much money from Twitter for creating the image that became the famous Fail Whale, but it opened the door to other opportunities. And while youre at it, why not follow me on Twitter.