Michael Jackson is dead; for several hours there is deadly silence in some parts of many web-sites including Twitter and Google sites


The king of pop Michael Jackson died on June 26, 2009 at LA.

With 750 million album sales Jackson is a phenomenon unparalleled in history. Many of us are ignorant of this pat of human activity; but what caught my attention was the fact that Jackson’s death could bring down parts of Google and Twitter; people either got an error message or very slow to no response for several hours on these two hugely popular global sites, demonstrating that the online world is susceptible to the problems similar to the physical world (I remembered the chaos on the road when Rajkumar died in Bangalore or MGR died in Madras)

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One Response to “Michael Jackson is dead; for several hours there is deadly silence in some parts of many web-sites including Twitter and Google sites”

  1. Himanshu Says:

    The irony with the celeribitie death is that we remeber them for the good they did in some part of their life to become famous, but when they are on the downhill path, we ignore them but get shocked when they leave the universe, its a de-ja-vu for the likes of MJ, Rajiv Gandhi & Princess Diana…

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