August 19, 2013
The 800-pound gorilla
Google goes offline for 2 minutes, affects 40% of the Internet
It looks like Google pressed a wrong button on Friday (August 16th), most likely in the TGIF celebrations, taking down every single service that the Mountain View-based giant has to offer. This obviously includes Google Search, Gmail, YouTube, and every service in between.
According to analytics firm GoSquared, worldwide Internet traffic dropped by a whopping 40% during those hectic 120 seconds, as you can see in the graph,
Posted by joke du jour at August 19, 2013 06:02 PM
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