It appears del.icio.us which was recently purchased by Yahoo is having some technical difficulties. I went to the site yesterday evening and it was down for maintenance. I visited the site early this morning (December 19, 2005) and it is still down. However, the site was displaying this message:
"Due to the power outage earlier in the week, we appear a number of continued hiccups. We've taken everything offline to properly rebuild and restore everything. I apologize and hope to have this resolved as soon as possible. Thank you for your continued patience.
Updates will be posted on our blog as we have them."
This is the second blog related online application that has had an outage in the last week (Six Apart was the other) which makes you start to question the reliability of these online Web 2.0 resources. Not to mention, I wonder if some of the extended del.icio.us downtime could be a result of changes or integrations with Yahoo?
*Powerlines at Sunset image thanks to www.tonyboon.co.uk