Several Gmail users took to social media on Thursday to complain about Google’s email service not functioning properly. Several users tweeted about the outage using hashtag #GmailDown. Several users wrote that they were unable to send across emails and attach files to emails. Besides Gmail, Google Drive, Google Docs, Google Meet and other Google services also faced glitches.
The problem was acknowledged by Google and fixed within an hour. “We apologize for the inconvenience and thank you for your patience and continued support,” Google wrote.
However, the trend also gave an opportunity to netizens to come up with creative memes and jokes. Here is how they reacted to the Gmail outage.
#Gmail was down from last 1hour
— Aakash Hardasmalani (@Aakashhhh11) August 20, 2020
— Dilip Rangwani (@ItsRDil) August 20, 2020
— Das Gatu (@dasgatu) August 20, 2020
meanwhile company Employees : pic.twitter.com/Od7gX7q8XS
— Memedaas 🇮🇳 (@memedaas) August 20, 2020
However this is me knowing that I have a secondary non-gmail ID. pic.twitter.com/BwimpBXni6
— Tuhin (@tuhinkd) August 20, 2020
— 20watts (@20xxwatts) August 20, 2020
Le Attachments to Google* pic.twitter.com/sJKM11X8Qc
— ⚉ΛΚ🇮🇳ΗΙΓΗ⚉ (@AkshithShetty93) August 20, 2020
— Taru – 🌳 (@bhatt_taru02) August 20, 2020