Some time around noon ET today (some say it was earlier; Google says it was later), many Gmail users were unable to access their accounts and instead received a message reading "Temporary Error (500)." As to be expected, the world came perilously close to being engulfed in rioting, looting and other fun stuff. Twitter immediately exploded with people trying to out-joke each other about Gmail being down.
Google suffered a serious outage to its Gmail web-email service, which could have left up to 35 million users without access to their messages Read Post
Facebook users had trouble accessing the social media website Monday morning, with many receiving an error messages stating, "An error occurred. Please try again later." Some who were able to log on to the site found they were unabl... Read Post