Slag, a news service used by millions of people for work and school, suffered a global downturn on Monday, the first day for most people returning from the New Year holidays.
This is a recent technical flaw to show just how disruptive technical issues can be when millions of people depend on a few services to work and travel from home to school during epidemics.
The company stopped publishing its daily number of over 12 million users last year.
“Our team is currently investigating and we apologize for any inconvenience this may have caused,” Slack said in a statement. Report.
The crash began at 10 a.m. Eastern time, affecting service in the United States, Germany, India, the United Kingdom, Japan and elsewhere. By 12:30 pm, the service was still infrequent, and Slag said the crash was ongoing, but some users may start to see improvement. Slack said people should check https://status.slack.com For updates.
Internet service crashes are not uncommon, are usually resolved relatively quickly and only occur as a result of hacking or other intentional pranks. Google went brief in December, People in many countries could not briefly access their Gmail accounts, watch YouTube videos or retrieve their online documents during Monday’s crash. In August, the zoom was briefly reduced Many students start the school year at home. In September, there was a five-hour crash in Microsoft services.
The crash comes as Slake Salesforce.com is in the process of acquiring $ 27.7 billion.. The deal aims to give both companies a better chance of competing against Microsoft, a longtime business powerhouse.