Last week a partial failure on Amazon Web Services’ cloud-based infrastructure brought down a number of popular websites, including Reddit, Quora, FourSquare and HootSuite, which we documented here.

In a post on their blog entitled “Making It Right”, HootSuite, which was offline for about 15 hours before service was restored, have offered a 50 point credit (worth $50) for their social analytics tool to all affected users, an additional credit for pro subscribers, and shared one or two interesting stats.

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