Popular workplace messaging use Slack suffered a large outage late Tuesday evening, withdrawal users around a universe incompetent to send or accept messages and files.
The use unsuccessful around 7 p.m. ET and partially resumed by 9:13 p.m. ET. At that time, a association pronounced some users were means to successfully bond to a messaging app, though cautioned a emanate is not nonetheless entirely fixed.
At about 9:35 p.m. ET, a association updated its standing page, observant all users should be means to use a messaging app again.
The association also apologized for a intrusion and thanked users for their patience.
Slack has about 9 million weekly active users and is a renouned mode of communication among many Silicon Valley firms, Fortune 100 companies and media organizations. On a website, Slack says it has some-more than 50,000 profitable companies that use a service.
The messaging app lifted $250 million in a appropriation turn led by Japanese tech hulk SoftBank in September. That put a company’s altogether gratefulness during $5.1 billion.
Users took to amicable media to protest about a use disruption. In loyal internet fashion, a memes and a jokes shortly followed: