‘I see dead people’: How Skype outage ‘ruined’ people’s lives on Monday
When popular communications platform Skype suddenly went down globally on Monday, numerous users found themselves in a total void. And social media immediately burst forth with funny posts using the #skypedown hashtag.
DREAMS COME TRUE FINALLY I'M GOING TO SKYPE WITH LUENNA AND AGNEZ I FEEL SO??? pic.twitter.com/1YD56eyGUj— hamgyuna nana (@ilychangbum) September 21, 2015
Skype is down and I just discovered I don't have @peraldon number and he isn't responding to DM. HELP. JED— Gizzy (@gizzy14gazza) September 21, 2015
Skype is dying and all of my friends are logging in as offline I SEE DEAD PEOPLE— Crusher-P (@CCrusherP) September 21, 2015
Some Skype users believed the glitch to be somehow connected to the Apocalypse caused by Skynet from the famous 'Terminator' movie franchise.
@CallumMatt SKYPE IS DONEZO WITH HUMANS TODAY, TONIGHT SKYNET F IGHTS BACK !— Regalia (@RegaliaGG) September 21, 2015
Others wrote they had a really productive morning without being distracted by the application.
#Skype is down and I'm having a really productive morning. Coincidence, right?— Gavin Mills (@EpiphanyG) September 21, 2015