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The Twitter Fail Whale + Broken Robot Cupcakes by Sweet Libertine Cakes

March 30, 2009
Twitter’s Original Time Out.
The Fail Whale Screen

Fail Whale Cupcake
Originally uploaded by sweetlibertinecakes

Broken Robot
Originally uploaded by sweetlibertinecakes

If you’re a member of Twitter, then you are no doubt, familar with the Fail Whale. When Twitter is over capacity the screen flashes a graphic of what has been coined the “Fail Whale.” The lesser known fail screen is the broken robot. An excellent likeness of the robot and his servered digits are cleverly portrayed as cupcakes by Sweet Libertine Cakes, an Australian baker.

The Fail Whale Artist Yiying Lu
Originally uploaded by HelloYiying

By the way, the creatix of the Fail Whale is Sydney artist Yiying Lu, here in her stylin’ Fail Whale dress. And yes, she is a member of Twitter. It’s always nice to see the face behind the vision.

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  1. Chic Runner permalink
    March 30, 2009 5:57 pm

    These are the cutest ideas EVER! Thanks for sharing.

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