On what seems like the Mundane Monday ever, Google services including Gmail, Google Drive, Google Meet, Hangouts, and YouTube are down globally. The cause for the outage is unknown, and the services have been down for the good part of an hour now.
Users globally took to social media to express their frustration; some celebrated the outage as a serendipitous break from work, and the meme-makers got busy.
Scroll on to see what netizens had to say:
The day came. When you can’t even google what happened with google.
— ripon mitra (@Imrip007) December 14, 2020
— Mehak (@WtfMehek) December 14, 2020
— john⁷ (@kimtaesheart) December 14, 2020
— Akif Arham (@AkifArham) December 14, 2020
everyone on twitter the minute google eats shit:
— otorev (@otorev_pog) December 14, 2020
— imronieteot27 (@imronieteot27) December 14, 2020
— Nayantara Ghosh (@AuthorNayantara) December 14, 2020
— Vaseem Khan (@vaseemkhan019) December 14, 2020
— Krishna (@most__wanted___) December 14, 2020
Every one is surprised by#YouTubeDOWN
Twitter users: pic.twitter.com/rRZsAFX0r8
— Param_Anand07 (@the_aryans119) December 14, 2020
— TauTumhare (@TauTumhare) December 14, 2020
— Pratham Prem (@_prathamprem_) December 14, 2020
Earlier in the day Microsoft revealed that major internet browsers like Google Chrome, Firefox, Microsoft Edge and Yandex are hit by a massive malware campaign. “The malware is designed to inject ads into search engine results pages,” said Microsoft.