Twitter exploding with apologies due to Go Daddy outage

Hackers took down the website-hosting company, prompting apologies and updates from the company and the many businesses that use it.

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The website-hosting company experienced an outage today for which AnonymousOwn3r—an offshoot of the hacker group Anonymous—is taking credit. Because Go Daddy hosts blogs and websites, potentially millions of other sites were affected by the outage.

Throughout the afternoon on Monday Go Daddy was a trending topic on Twitter, as the company sent several tweets updating the public on the state of the outage. It also apologized several times in mass tweets and numerous times in @ replies to users.

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