Gmail server goes down globally; Internet panics

On Friday afternoon, the Internet went into a state of chaos when the Gmail servers went down. People were left without their email and there was no way to reach those at Google to figure out how to fix the error, so social media began to light up with plenty of messages and concerns about what to do without email.

Perhaps it was time to call up the Pony Express.

It goes to show how much society relies on online communication. Without our Gmail, we are a lost society.

Check out some of the tweets that surfaced in the moments after Gmail went down:












The folks at Yahoo! took the opportunity to have some fun:

So if anyone still uses Yahoo! Mail, you are not experiencing the troubles that the rest of the world is now suffering through.

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