GTalk suffers outage across the globe

by CXOtoday Staff    Jul 26, 2012

Gtalk outagePopular instant messaging service Google Talk or GTalk has apparently has suffered a severe outage across the globe. Google has acknowledged the issue on its Apps Status dashboard.

At 4:10 PM IST, the dashboard had the Service outage status highlighted with the following message
We’re investigating reports of an issue with Google Talk. We will provide more information shortly.

While at 4:20 PM IST, the dashboard had the Service disruption status highlighted with the following message
We’re aware of a problem with Google Talk affecting a majority of users. The affected users are able to access Google Talk, but are seeing error messages and/or other unexpected behavior. We will provide an update by 7/26/12 5:20 PM detailing when we expect to resolve the problem. Please note that this resolution time is an estimate and may change.

Since morning, GTalk users have been complaining about the erratic service of the instant messenger.