Walmart cancels SNES Classic pre-orders, says ‘technical glitch’ made it appear

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TechCrunch – July 26, 2017

ROOT CAUSE: “technical glitch”

IMPACT: the Super Nintendo Classic Edition was mistakenly made available last Friday evening ahead of the official release date

AFFECTED: untold numbers of customers to lose their pre-orders for one of 2017’s hottest products: the SNES Classic Edition


Facebook blames disappearance of Catholic pages on technical glitch

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Catholic Herald Online – July 21, 2017

ROOT CAUSE: Triggered accidentally by a spam detection tool
Many religious sites often produce similar comments to spam on their posts, which may cause their sites to go down.
AFFECTS: Twenty-five Catholic fan pages whose followers numbered in the millions had been removed without explanation