Right about now, if you try to access your Gmail, Google+, Hangouts or other social services from Google, you’re probably getting this message:
We’re sorry, but your Gmail account is temporarily unavailable. We apologize for the inconvenience and suggest trying again in a few minutes. You can view the Apps Status Dashboard for the current status of the service.
If the issue persists, please visit the Gmail Help Center »
No explanation yet from Google, but it’s definitely given the Twitterati a chance to get all their Gmail related jokes in. Here’s the best of them:
And yes, Yahoo was one of the first to jump in on the opportunity.
Gmail is temporarily unavailable pic.twitter.com/KLNxcQ9zUP
— Yahoo (@Yahoo) January 24, 2014
— Brian Morrissey (@bmorrissey) January 24, 2014
Outlook users right now: pic.twitter.com/zk0GKDR4QW
— Aaron Levie (@levie) January 24, 2014
Wow. Google Apps for Domains just crapped out. I’ve never seen that happen before. #endtimes
— Ian Lurie (@portentint) January 24, 2014
You wanted Inbox Zero, you got it.
— Dave Itzkoff (@ditzkoff) January 24, 2014
Until you start using Google+ they aren’t turning Gmail back on #hardball
— Michael Gray (@graywolf) January 24, 2014
The funniest part is that Google+ is also down, but I haven’t seen one tweet complaining about that yet.
— Ryan Jones (@RyanJones) January 24, 2014