Google Hangouts is down, we repeat: Hangouts is down. Just a quick heads up, for those noticing some weird activity with Google Hangouts (also known as Google Talk). Google has posted to their social accounts — as well as their Google Apps Status Dashboard — that they’re currently experiencing some technical difficulties, and Hangouts is down for a good sum of users.
But that’s not the only Google service having trouble this St. Paddy’s Day. Google Sheets and Google Voice outages have also been reported by users, so don’t go blaming your phone or custom ROM. We’d expect Google’s best men are on top of the issue, let’s just hope they’re fairing better than Andy in the picture above.
UPDATE: Looks like service has been restored for “some users,” with full operation resuming shortly. Hang in there!
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