Why is Fail Whale Not Fail Twitter

Twitter Fail Whale is familiar to every tweeple. Of course, each of us wouldn’t like to see the unlucky whale. But why is fail whale not fail Twitter?

Why is Fail Whale Not Fail Twitter

Every Twitter maintenance, we can see the well-designed illustration showing us a group of Twitter birds that pulls out a white whale from the water. apparently the maintaining target is Twitter instead of the whale. So we feel this image might be more suitable for the downtime of Twitter. Take a look at the Twitter birds. They are totally fail by the huge whale. Which one do you think is better for Twitter’s maintaining page?

Why is Fail Whale Not Fail Twitter

The illustration is designed by Shovelling Son, a designer from Mildura, Australia. Thanks Shovelling and your great “Over Capacity” graphic. It exactly inspired us.

By the way, don’t ever miss the extraordinary Twitter Fail Whale cake.

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  • The second one is definitely a win!

  • brad

    Because twitter doesn’t rhyme with fail. Also, the birds are saving the whale. In the new image, the whale is murdering the birds. This is a failure.

    • Daniel

      Wonderful explanation, obviously we ignored the distinction between killing and saving. Thanks brad!

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