Twitter Tweets Out in China

Hours before Twitter was booted unceremoniously off China's Internet late afternoon on June 2, the 20th anniversary of the Tiananmen Square massacre was briefly the top hot topic for Chinese users of the micro-blogging site. Photo-sharing site Flickr, Microsoft's just-launched search engine Bing.com and Hotmail also went down with the micro-blogging site. A day later, Hotmail was back but the others so far remain unreachable. Mainland blogs are also being cautious.

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