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Parts of Twitter fell silent yesterday after the social network accidentally reset its users' passwords. Despite a flap about whether accounts had been compromised, twits were told that Twitter had mistakenly sent out password reset emails. "Twitter believes that your account may have been compromised by a website or service …

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Good god

One only wonders how much profit twitter has lost due to this debacle... oh wait post profit enterprise sorry to mention it.

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The down side...

People had to go out in their garden, play with the kids, and breathe fresh air until the phone app started working again.

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Re: The down side...

More like from the Dilbert animated cartoon you have a guy with a phone trying to get a signal.

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Re: The down side...

Main screen turn on!

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I am so disappointed

I was rather hoping to read that users had been locked out of their Twitter thingy and couldn't use it all.

The only thing this actually did was increase the usage of that moronic platform as users flocked to it even more in an effort to tell everybody and their dog what everybody already knew - as usual.

What a waste of bandwidth.

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