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With World Cup Football frenzy gripping online users, micro-blogging site Twitter has warned of possible outages due to heavy traffic during the event. Twitter has been grappling with many site problems in the past week, resulting in outages and poor performance.
World Cup fever pushed the Internet to a new record on Friday, according to measurements from Akamai. Traffic to news sites globally started a steady climb about 6 a.m. Eastern time and peaked six hours later at noon, reaching nearly 12.1 million visitors per minute.