Slack goes down GLOBALLY, crippling remote work amid Covid-19 pandemic
The outage was reported by Slack on Tuesday, noting it was investigating the cause of the glitch, though was unable to provide an estimate of when it might be resolved.
So sorry for the trouble! We don't have an exact ETA to share but we are working on a fix now.— Slack Status (@SlackStatus) May 13, 2020
Left adrift in a sea of work with no way to contact their colleagues and superiors, netizens flooded social media with complaints about the outage, and jokes about ‘slacking’ on the job in the meantime.
What does Slack use when Slack is down? Skype. pic.twitter.com/DzKDBGlGja— Suhail (@Suhail) May 13, 2020
Slack should go "down" at 5PM every day.— Sahil Lavingia (@shl) May 12, 2020
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