How We Really Feel About The Gmail Outage



Sep. 14 2016, Published 1:30 p.m. ET

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Earlier today hundreds of users in the US and UK noticed their Gmail was down and were blocked out all day, potentially impacting thousands of people.

Gmail is currently experiencing a service-wide outage. Please stay tuned for updates or follow here:

— Google for Work (@GoogleforWork) September 14, 2016

Google confirmed they’ve identified the issue and are working to fix the problem but in the meantime Gmail users and beyond have had plenty to say. Let’s take a look to see how people have been reacting to the outage whether they’d like to admit it or not. 

1. Let the Apocalypse commence

Gmail and Google Apps seem to have gone down; let the anarchy commence. — Danny Palmer (@dannyjpalmer) September 14, 2016

2. You want me to talk to people in the office now, in person?

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3. This is what “roughing it” looks like

#GmailDown and we are roughing it.

— TheTropicalEccentric (@TheTropicalEx) September 14, 2016

4. My kind did not experience this Gmail outage you speak of

Not having @gmail problems, feeling special & blessed — Frank Ramirez (@frankemilio) September 14, 2016

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5. Microsoft staff be like …


— The Kansas City Star (@KCStar) September 14, 2016

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7. Maybe Google does rule all …

Gmail is down, and for the first time since 2004, I feel in control of my life. — Curtis Tate (@tatecurtis) September 14, 2016

8. This is what giving up looks like:

First gmail goes down, now the Cheetos-dispensing vending machine at work is out. I’m going home. — Jason Lantz (@jklantz) September 14, 2016

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9. Is this what a snow day feels like?!

10. Quickly, now, before it’s too late!

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