Comment 70 for bug 552227

Just to let you know I tried all the info above and nothing worked...
BTW -- I'm running Gwibber on Ubuntu 10.04 LTS

Then I remember the hack I had to do in order to have Twitter working -- increase the timeouts in /usr/share/pyshared/gwibber/microblog/

So, I did the same to the /usr/share/pyshared/gwibber/microblog/util/
line 843-844
        c.setopt(pycurl.TIMEOUT, 15) ## 15 secs only?
        c.setopt(pycurl.CONNECTTIMEOUT, 8) ## 8 secs? really?? you guys have an insanely fast connection :)

changed to:
        c.setopt(pycurl.TIMEOUT, 150)
        c.setopt(pycurl.CONNECTTIMEOUT, 80)

I know this timeout is much bigger now, but at least things work perfectly -- both Facebook & Twitter.

Have fun!