Social networks uptime should improve

Amsterdam - April 29, 2008 - Uptrends.com ( www.uptrends.com ), the leading remote website and server monitoring company, today reported that some social networks experience serious downtime and are not available for visitors. Four of the twenty two social networks had an uptime of 99.9 percent which is good. Eleven had an uptime of 100 percent which is excellent. The social network which was not available for more than 20 hours during the last 30 days is Blackplanet.com. This social network had an uptime of 97.2 percent.

Uptime of social networks on the web:

  Social network Uptime% Hours Minutes
1 Blackplanet.com 97.2 20.2 1,209.6
2 Reunion.com 98.3 12.2 734.4
3 Ning.com 99.0 7.2 432.0
4 Twitter.com 99.2 5.8 345.6
5 Hyves.nl 99.3 5.0 302.4
6 Yuku.com 99.3 5.0 302.4
7 Hi5.com 99.6 2.9 172.8
8 Flixster.com 99.9 0.7 43.2
9 Linkedin.com 99.9 0.7 43.2
10 Netlog.com 99.9 0.7 43.2
11 Orkut.com 99.9 0.7 43.2
12 Bebo.com 100.0 0.0 0.0
13 Cafemom.com 100.0 0.0 0.0
14 Classmates.com 100.0 0.0 0.0
15 Facebook.com 100.0 0.0 0.0
16 Friendster.com 100.0 0.0 0.0
17 Fubar.com 100.0 0.0 0.0
18 Myspace.com 100.0 0.0 0.0
19 Myyearbook.com 100.0 0.0 0.0
20 Tagged.com 100.0 0.0 0.0
21 Tickle.com 100.0 0.0 0.0
22 Xanga.com 100.0 0.0 0.0
  Total 99.6 2.9 172.8

Uptrends.com is a leading provider of website and server monitoring services. Our goal is to increase the availability of websites and servers and to reduce costly downtime. Using worldwide checkpoints, we monitor the availability of your website every 5 minutes. In case a website cannot be reached, a second checkpoint will perform the availability check. If not, an alert will be sent.

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