Thank you Sir, may I have another?

What the hell is going on with Technorati? Grandiose promises don’t seem to have come to much. For at least the last 48 hours, every query I’ve tried there has returned the “Sorry, we couldn’t complete your search because we’re experiencing a high volume of requests right now” error page. I’m undecided on whether they’re clueless, incompetent, or liars, but am leaning towards the former.

If I were feeling motivated, I’d start a pool on when their service will become useful again, but that would make this an online gambling site, and I wouldn’t be able to live with myself because of it. C’est la guerre, non?

Published in: Geekiness, General | on October 6th, 2005| 2 Comments »

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  1. On 10/7/2005 at 11:43 am David Sifry Said:

    Hm! That’s strange. We’ve been making a lot of improvements over the last month, and should have eliminated most, if not all of those problems. Can you drop me an email at dsifry AT technorati DOT com with the URL for the search that is failing? We’ll look into it and see what’s going on.


  2. On 10/7/2005 at 7:14 pm Nemo Said:

    It’s been better today, but a lot of URL searches for sites I read/follow/contribute to are bringing up that error, still. In fact, searching for the URL of this site is a pretty consistent way of getting that message. 🙂