Seems the popular micro blogging site Twitter has temporarily been taken down by hackers.
The Business insider claims twitter was hacked by a group calling itself the "Iranian Cyber Army", leaving a short lived message on Twitter's home page that said...
I was able to find a few tweets getting through using Google new real time search option, it seems tweets can still be sent using desktop applications like tweet deck etc.
This site has been hacked by Iranian Cyber Army
U.S.A. Think They Controlling And Managing Internet By Their Access, But They Don't, We Control And Manage Internet By Our Power, So Do Not Try To Stimulation Iranian Peoples To .............
NOW WHICH COUNTRY IS EMBARGO LIST? IRAN?USA?
WE PUSH THEM IN EMBARGO LIST ;)
Updates will follow as we learn more.
Twitter.com back online as of 7:08am Friday (GMT) but status.twitter.com still does not resolve.
7:32am Friday (GMT) Status.twitter.com now resolves, but only mentions and unplanned outage and nothing about being hacked.
Working on site outage
We are working to recovery from an unplanned downtime and will update more as we learn the cause of this outage.
Update 7:40am Friday (GMT): Twitter’s DNS records were temporarily compromised but have now been fixed. We are looking into the underlying cause and will update with more information soon.