Twitterfail in progress

Seems the almightly Twitter have messed up – again – and are purging lots of legitimate accounts*

*(while no doubt ignoring the untold millions of spammers!)

OYE! @Twitter, what you playing at at all – so far at least two of my friends have been suspended now! Give us back @trinawright !

rt @AndrewTF @piginthepoke There are a few accounts that are being suspended, including the social networking correspondant for the Times!!

OYE! @Twitter. Why have you gone and suspended @shandreen Give her back to us!

Accounts gone include:

@() @milliontwits Hi @trinawright here nicked daughters acc as they’ve suspended me as well, whats happening?


(new account)
@TrinaLWright Right am logging off for a mo as v pissed off to see 2 porn bots following whilst my real account is suspended.. Facebook here I come!

Yes – in the few minutes after she created a new account a new account she acquired two p0rn spammers, including the ever-present ‘Sexy ABEGALE’

(@Trinawright’s is back now) (20.45pm)

[@pembsdave] RT @Ladybug8321: Hi Dave my original a/c (ladybug8320)has been suspended, will you plse add me and RT. Thank you 🙁

… They deleted the new one too. She is fuming!

[@pembsdave] RT @MontyStillRules: @PembsDave Original account @MontyRules, now @MontyStillRules Please RT Dave 🙂

@Treagus@milliontwits oh I see! I wondered whether it was connected. @johnweston said it takes up to 30 days to investigate!

mummbles01 …@shandreen is back as @Applecored temporarily 🙂

… @Shandreen (is back now too)

@paul_steele @milliontwits hi can we add @gibbzer ? seems these people are getting jailed for 30 days?

@pennynash @milliontwits @beachhut81 has been suspended too. I’m reading tweets and telling her via fb.!

@agnieszkasshoes @milliontwits @violamaths suspended as well & has filed a request

(Soon after)
@violetmaths Wow, SURREAL evening. Getting suspended, now back. Really is time for supper methinks.

@ ViolaMaths @milliontwits Thanks 4 your tweets on the #twitterfail business. They’ve now restored me. Phew!! Checking out some of the others.

@Treagus @milliontwits that I know of so far @girl_foo and @johnweston

@Nuff55 @milliontwits: RT @weeelady Twitter is restoring accidentally suspended accounts tinyurl.com/qvbfte … Actually that was a week ago :S

Sun 5th July 2009
Restoring accidentally suspended accounts 1 week ago
Earlier today, we accidentally suspended a number of accounts.

We regret the human error that led to these mistaken suspensions and we are working to restore the affected accounts—we expect this to be completed in the next several hours.

One additional note: some the accounts suspended were using the third-party site Tweetlater. However, Tweetlater is not to blame for these suspensions nor is it in violation of our Terms.

@paul_steele @milliontwits Hey @felicityfuller came back from suspension, maybe she knows some more info?

@paul_steele hiya they said that “It looks like you got caught up in some sort of spam cloud (through no fault of your own)” @milliontwits

((Note: This was moved from milliontwits.com)

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