Gmail’s is down and on a wintry Friday afternoon, that should be a good thing. Or, not.
Here’s what we learned about ourselves when email stops working:
It was pretty frustrating.
gmail is down =( https://t.co/GqWctAHLTM
— BuzzFeed (@BuzzFeed) January 24, 2014
And we learned that we sort of miss things we don’t even like, or use.
google+ is also down, noticed absolutely nobody
— Andy Levy (@andylevy) January 24, 2014
We learned that Yahoo has an account.
That there might be life away from the computer.
That email breaks are always good for traffic.
GUYS. Gmail may be down, but http://t.co/oGQnH7cV9t IS GOING STRONG. Click, we dare you!
— Marie Claire (@marieclaire) January 24, 2014
And, some sound advice for journos, in case this ever happens again.
Journalists: While Gmail’s down you can set up a Muck Rack account so people can still contact you http://t.co/VOlvs6qOte
— Muck Rack (@muckrack) January 24, 2014