Bay Area families furious as Good Eggs fails to deliver Thanksgiving meals

A system failure left some Bay Area customers of the San Francisco grocery delivery startup Good Eggs incensed that no one told them their Thanksgiving deliveries weren’t coming.

In a long Twitter thread, Good Eggs CEO Bentley Hall explained that early Wednesday morning, the company “experienced a multi-hour warehouse system outage.”

“On Tuesday, we fell behind on picking orders. This resulted in delivery delays early in the day, and a driver shortage later. To address this, we pushed some deliveries to early Wednesday morning,” Hall explained in a statement. “Early Wednesday morning, on our biggest batch of the year, we experienced a warehouse system outage for several hours. This created a cascading set of more material challenges during the day. We were unable to recover fully from them.

“I made some poor decisions earlier in the day that led to a lack of timely, clear communication. We left many

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Facebook admits to tech glitch on political ad ban, Biden camp furious

  • Facebook “improperly” blocked some political ads due to “technical issues” when implementing its ban on new ads in the week before Election Day, the company said in a blog post Thursday.
  • Facebook said this was an automated process and that “no ad was paused or rejected by a person, or because of any partisan consideration.”
  • Biden’s campaign had earlier on Thursday slammed Facebook after thousands of its ads were blocked, saying it had “no sense of the scale of the problem, who it is affecting, and their plan to resolve it.”
  • “It is abundantly clear that Facebook was wholly unprepared to handle this election despite having four years to prepare,” the campaign told Business Insider in a statement.
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Facebook admitted on Thursday that it “improperly” restricted or paused some political and social issue ads due to technical glitches with its ad review systems.

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