Gmail went down for like 15 minutes on Friday, causing mass hysteria all around the world. People had to use Yahoo! Mail for the first time since the ’90s, which I think is the first sign of a zombie apocalypse.
The world’s most popular email service experienced a widespread outage, with panicked reports coming in from the U.S., Europe and Canada.
This is what prompted the global freak out:
People around the world went cray and didn’t know what to do:
#Gmail is down!!!! The apocalypse must be here! pic.twitter.com/Pz4IwS3Egj
— Amy Rosenberg (@amylena17) January 24, 2014
Everyone panic. GMAIL is down.
— Claudia Page (@ClaudiaPage) January 24, 2014
Gmail down, Gmail down, all crimes are legal when Gmail’s down, do whatever you want
— Jason Kirk (@JasonKirkSBN) January 24, 2014
Gmail down. I repeat: Gmail IS down. Get Betty White to the bunker. This is not a drill.
— Micah Grimes (@MicahGrimes) January 24, 2014
While GMAIL is down, I’m trying to remember my @yahoo email password.
— jason (@Jason) January 24, 2014
1) Bieber is arrested 2) Gmail goes down 3) Locusts pic.twitter.com/AkBtQkZiNn
— @midnight (@midnight) January 24, 2014
Google+ also went down, although no one really cares about Google+ so noone really noticed.
Now that Gmail is back we can all take a sigh of relief and get back to work assured that the world is not ending.
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