UPDATED: December 15, 2020 | 11:12 IST
If you thought that 2020 couldn’t be worse than this, then you were totally wrong. In a bizarre 2020 style, Google services abruptly went down on Monday evening, impacting hundreds of users. Gmail, Google Search, YouTube, Google Maps, Hangouts, Meet, Play and Duo among other services, were disrupted for many around the globe.
According to reports, YouTube and Gmail seem to have been worst hit globally, causing an uproar on Twitter about how Google services have left them high and dry especially on the first day of the week.
HOW DID THE INTERNET REACT?
So obviously, as soon as netizens got to know that Google services were out of service, they took to Twitter to crack some hilarious jokes. People had the best reactions to this global outage. While some blamed 2020 (honestly, we don’t blame them), others just made fun of the whole situation.
Even the food delivery application, Zomato joined in on the fun and had a quirky reaction for the whole situation.
Take a look at some of the other reactions:
in the sesaon finale of 2020 we live without google
— Akshar (@AksharPathak) December 14, 2020
Meanwhile, the YouTube team addressed the issue on Twitter and said, “We are aware that many of you are having issues accessing YouTube right now our team is aware and looking into it. We’ll update you here as soon as we have more news.”
Take a look at the tweet:
The outage has not only affected web services but caused the apps and smart devices to become temporarily inaccessible.