Gmail users – from individuals to large corporations – were left out Monday because of a failure on the Google platform, the second problem of the last two weeks.
The flare-up mainly affected the incoming emails, causing waves of Twitter messages with the hashtag "#Gmaildown" before the service for most users was largely restored.
"The problem with Gmail should be solved," said the company at 3:30 pm. AND on one of its service sites. "We apologize for the inconvenience and thank you for your patience and constant support. Be assured that system reliability is a top priority at Google and that we are making constant improvements to improve our systems. He added: "The affected messages will be retried and delivered with additional deadlines. "
The Down Detector website, which monitors this sort of thing, reported on Monday lingering problems with Gmail by the end of the day on the east coast. The largest flareups, however, occurred between 1 pm. and 14 hours ET.
On June 2, Google confirmed a four-hour outage that had affected Gmail, as well as YouTube, Google Calendar, and many other services. (The more the technology giant integrated into everyday life, the greater the impact of such problems was big: the Nest Thermostat, for example, was also affected in this case.) In the East the United States. "
Regarding Monday's numbers, a Google representative did not immediately respond to Deadline's request for comment via email. The company does not appear to have posted a message with updates or acknowledgments of the disturbance.
While the United States seemed to be the most affected region, a real-time map of Down Detector revealed problems in the UK, Western Europe and Mexico.