What happens when Gmail goes down?

Rappler.com

Imagine a world without Gmail. That happened early Wednesday, April 18 when some users around the world could not log into to their Gmail accounts. Users who tried logging in during this time got an error message that said, “We’re sorry, but your Gmail account is unavailable.” Twitter erupted with users complaining about the inability to access their accounts. Hours later, the service was restored, with Google confirming that they have implemented a fix and are making continuous improvements to make their systems better.

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