On Thursday, people in different parts of the world felt frustrated after Gmail was down intermittently for more than six hours. 

Google users took to Twitter to air their disappointment due to the system error in Google’s system. 

Some users reported errors in attaching, uploading, and sending files while others had problems logging in.

Some people also reported other Google services that are not working well, like Google Drive, Google Docs, Google Meet, and Google Keep. 

However, it seems that Gmail was the most affected. 

Google validated these reports through the Google Suite Status Dashboard.

The most recent report from Google confirmed that Gmail’s problem is already “resolved” less than six hours after their investigation started.

A large number of users who took to Twitter about Gmail’s error are from India. 

However, according to reports, some complaints came from Japan, Australia, France, and the United States. 

A large part of Malaysia was also affected big time by the service error, as per a DownDetector map showing the areas affected worldwide.

According to Republic World, an India-based website, this is not the first time this year that people had a problem with Google services. 

“This is the second time this year that Google has suffered a massive outage,” Republic World reported. 

Last month, most Indian Google users were faced with the same problem with Gmail

The recent Gmail outage affected more countries in different parts of the world. 

What Users Have To Say

A lot of users were frustrated, especially people who are working or on a deadline.

Twitter user, Sourav Bhunia, described his feeling of panic through a meme.

However, it seems that some other users celebrated Gmail’s downtime.  

One Twitter user, Nishtha, posted a meme of her feelings after hearing about what happened to Gmail

Twitter, Down On The Same Day 

On the same day, there were also reports of Twitter being down and users getting errors from the social media platform.

According to DownDetector, a third-party web monitoring site, both android and iPhone users are having a problem with logging in and loading Twitter pages. 


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