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’s real-time chat services, including Hangouts in Google+, Gmail, went down today, in an outage that appears to be fairly widespread. Messages in Gmail’s chat integration are receiving system messages saying “[User] did not re... Read Post
Gmail users were unable to access the Google e-mail service Tuesday afternoon. The company has since restored the service. The outage started Monday 1 p.m. Pacific time and service was restored to some users by 11:16 p.m. Tuesday, a... Read Post