Every Twitter user must have come across the Twitter fail whale when Twitter datacenter is over capacity. This whale landing on your Twitter page background means that you’ll be deprived of using Twitter for a couple of seconds or even minutes. The image also known as “Lifting up a Dreamer” actually comprises of a giant white whale, ten small birds and a blue sea with orange waves. The twitter whale was ubiquitous during the World Cup 2010 when the football fans where busy tweeting regarding the great football festival. The fail whale is immensely popular among Twitter fans and it has been sculpted into various forms. Lets see some of the Twitter fail whale objects.
Twitter Fail Whale cake
The Twitter fail whale cake was designed by Mariana Pugliese, a cake designer from Buenos Aires. The cake has all the elements of the original fail whale on Twitter. Source Mariana Pugliese’s Flickr Photostream
Another Twitter fail whale cake
It is designed by Chris “RockNRollGeek” Darbro. His cake also contains a giant whale with six birds in a sea. The borders around the whale are beautifully done. Source: “RockNRollGeek” Darbro’s Flickr Photostream
Fail Whale Necklace
Now how about putting on a fail whale necklace and walking around? People might love your fail whale necklace like they love the fail whale. Lori Magno created a Fail whale necklace which looks like the Twitter fail whale and has a big beveled “fail” across its body. This Deluxe Fail Whale(or Frail Whale as the designer calls it) hangs from an 18″ sterling silver chain with an applied patina and closed with a sterling lobster clasp. Source: Etsy.com
Fail Whale necklace and earrings
iJustine has a mentioned of having bought Twitter necklace and earrings. They look pretty attractive and colorful. She displays a collection of blue and pink colored earrings and a brown colored necklace all comprising a fail whale. Source: iJustine’s blog.
Twitter fail whale 3D structure
Its a beautiful kinetic sculpture of the Twitter Fail whale from Makezine. The whale and birds are held in place by metallic strings. Source: Makezine.
Aren’t these designs great? So, why not try something creative on your own for a Twitter whale?