Social media-ites beware, Twitter search engine ( has been suspended by Twitter, ending the wait for Twitter to begin a crackdown on use and potential abuse.

While it’s not quite looking like an Iranian media blackout attempt, Twitter certainly weilds the power, and arguably the right, to manage the usage of their API’s as they have been overwhelmed with incredible traffic to date.

We’ll post some reccomendations on a TweepMe alternative search engine shortly.