- The Washington Times - Friday, January 24, 2014

Google’s Gmail users across the United States, Canada and Europe were impacted when their feee email service went down for about an hour Friday afternoon.

The service resumed shortly after 3 p.m.

Earlier, Google released a statement: “We’re investigating reports of an issue with Gmail. We will provide more information shortly.”

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The email service outage prompted the Twitter hashtag #gmail to start trending almost immediately.

“For everyone worrying about the #Gmail outage, rest assured that your messages are safely being restored by the NSA,” joked Twitter user Ian Gertler.

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