Twitter down on the heels of Google Talk outage



(CBS News) Twitter, the popular micro-blogging service, went down Thursday.

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A check of the Twitter's API status shows service disruptions through most services, including statuses, streams and search.

This outage comes on the heels of a Google Talk outageearlier Thursday. There is currently no connection between the two service disruptions and severe storms in the Northeastern United States.

As of 11:25 a.m. ET, Google Talk should be back up.

Twitter is aware of the issue and is looking into the cause, a spokesperson for the company told CBS News.



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