Twitter Gets Help from Bezos

Funds from the Amazon founder and Spark Capital will help the "stressing" microblogging outfit rebuild its technology

When the news broke on June 24 that microblogging sensation Twitter picked up new venture investors, including Amazon (AMZN) founder Jeff Bezos, the company—as luck would have it—was suffering a service outage. "Twitter is stressing out a bit right now, so this feature is temporarily disabled," read the message.

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