Jackson's Death Cripples The Internet

Jackson's Death Cripples The Internet-photo

The death of Michael Jackson was more than just a shock for his millions of fans -- it surprised the Internet as well. Reports of Jackson's death lead to a massive increase in web-traffic as fans and followers attempted to learn as much as they could about the situation.

According to CNN, popular web destinations like Twitter and TMZ struggled to cope with the traffic. AOL's popular instant messenger service also reported being crippled for 40 minutes due to increased usage.

Photo Source: Raul Orozco

 

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  • noah
    noah

    That photo of MJ's lifeless corpse being carried away by little Twitter birds only confirms my previous sentiments about Twitter: it sucks.