Are you feeling a bit disconnected, lonely even? You aren’t the only one: folks using Google Chat/Google Hangouts — known by its users as Gchat or G-chat — are reporting that the feature appears to be down.
Consumerist noticed it in our virtual offices around 12:20 ET, and started seeing other folks complaining about the lack of chat on Twitter shortly after.
DownDetector.com shows a spike in problems starting around 12:28:
And the outage heat maps shows a bunch of issues concentrated in large metropolitan areas on both coasts as well as in the Midwest:
Everyone hold on, we can make it through this together — and with the help of StrongBad.
by Mary Beth Quirk via Consumerist