DeSantis Campaign Launch Announcement Crashes Twitter Livestream

DeSantis , Campaign Launch Announcement , Crashes Twitter Livestream.
DeSantis , Campaign Launch Announcement , Crashes Twitter Livestream.
On May 24, Twitter's livestream of Florida Governor Ron DeSantis'
announcement of his bid to become president of the
United States experienced a number of technical issues. .
On May 24, Twitter's livestream of Florida Governor Ron DeSantis'
announcement of his bid to become president of the
United States experienced a number of technical issues. .
CNN reports that the livestream crashed
and was delayed as hundreds of thousands of
users logged on to see DeSantis' announcement.
CNN reports that the livestream crashed
and was delayed as hundreds of thousands of
users logged on to see DeSantis' announcement.
The livestreamed event, which was hosted
on Twitter Spaces, saw audio cut in and out
for the beginning of the stream. .
CNN reports that while over 500,000 Twitter users signed
on to view the event, after the crash, only 250,000
users signed back in to view the relaunched stream.
CNN reports that while over 500,000 Twitter users signed
on to view the event, after the crash, only 250,000
users signed back in to view the relaunched stream.
The news comes following a number of
technical issues since Elon Musk took
over the social media platform in 2022. .
The news comes following a number of
technical issues since Elon Musk took
over the social media platform in 2022. .
Multiple service outages have
impacted users ability to access Twitter,
to view images or their timeline.
Following DeSantis' livestream, Musk and tech entrepreneur David Sacks addressed the issues, blaming the limited capacity of Twitter's servers for the problems. .
Following DeSantis' livestream, Musk and tech entrepreneur David Sacks addressed the issues, blaming the limited capacity of Twitter's servers for the problems. .
I think it crashed because when you multiply
a half-million people in a room by an account
with over 100 million followers, which is
Elon’s account, I think that creates just
a scalability level that was unprecedented, David Sacks, Tech entrepreneur, via CNN.
CNN reports that Twitter's Spaces was
not intended to host events with
hundreds of thousands of listeners. .
Sacks also attempted to spin the crash in a positive
direction following the hour long event, saying, , “It’s not how you started, it’s how
you finish and we finished strong.”

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