Wondering why you are so productive today? Twitter users (including this GalleyCat editor) reported problems earlier this afternoon. UPDATE: Twitter returned to normal but the event was caused by a “cascaded bug” that disrupted the site.
Twitter issued this statement: “Users may be experiencing issues accessing Twitter. Our engineers are currently working to resolve the issue. The issue is on-going and engineers are working to resolve it.” To help our readers cope with the outage, we collected some publishing news in 140-character briefs.
In Canada, Random House has decided to merge M&S and Doubleday Canada.
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