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    New Delhi (Sputnik): Google’s Gmail is one of the most popular mailing services in the world, with over 1.8 billion users and 43 percent of the email service market share globally. The coronavirus-induced work-from-home routine in recent months has significantly shifted all of the office work to email, but today Gmail went down globally.

    Gmail users in different parts of the world on Thursday noticed that they were finding it difficult to send and attach files to their emails. Screenshots of Gmail errors also found their way onto social media.

    With Gmail suffering an outage, some Indian professionals have decided to put their Thursday work on the backburner. In all their humour, they are blaming Google for forcing them to take a mid-week chill-day. Memes on the topic also emerged on social media.

    Here are some funny things Indians wrote about Gmail’s outage on Twitter along with the trending hashtag #GmailDown.  

    ​While many people are having a fun time away from office work, Google is working to resolve the glitch.

    “There is an ongoing outage with G-Suite service - Gmail and Google Drive which is affecting multiple customers globally. We are actively working on it with Google Engineering Team and keep you posted once it is resolved”, the search engine giant said in a statement.

    The Gmail outage marks the second occasion in two months when this has happened, as the services went down for hours back in July as well.

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