When The Site’s Down


It’s the bane of all online activity that at crucial moments, the web site isn’t working;-)

And that’s enough to make anyone unhappy…

Once in a while

I don’t recall the specifics behind the night that I saw the actual notice I used in the video, but I said to myself that I better capture this screen;-)

Compared to other sites, I can’t say that LinkedIn is much worse or better.

Growing pains

And any site like LinkedIn is going to have these sorts of growing pains.

The number of active users, profiles, connections, and data has been doubling every year – and I’m sure the support team at LinkedIn has been doing wonders to simply keep pace with the increase.

And everybody needs some down time now and then.

A dog bite

And so that’s what it is – it’s as temporarily painful as a dog bite, but perhaps in the long term not so big a deal…

Viewing the video

But before I get to talk positively again, let’s keep looking at the other things that make me sad this week;-) – and here’s the video:


Comments on the youtube copy of “Favorite Linked Things” appreciated.

To your continued success,


Steven Tylock