Google Services Go Down For Many

Currently, many people who use Google’s services, including web search, Gmail, Google Reader and other products are either down or incredibly slow for some Google users. For Danny and myself, we are able to access these services with no problem. However, if you look at recent Tweets about Google, you will notice that many people are having extreme difficulty for the past hour or so.

The Google Apps status page does confirm issues for some users. The question is, how many and for how long? It does seem fairly wide spread.

There are more people covering this at Techmeme.

Postscript: Here is the official post from Google on the issue that effected 14% of their users.

Related Topics: Channel: Consumer | Google: General | Google: Gmail | Google: Web Search

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About The Author: is Search Engine Land's News Editor and owns RustyBrick, a NY based web consulting firm. He also runs Search Engine Roundtable, a popular search blog on very advanced SEM topics. Barry's personal blog is named Cartoon Barry and he can be followed on Twitter here. For more background information on Barry, see his full bio over here.

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