Panic ensues as inter-office communication tool Slack goes down

Jun 27 2018, 2:05 pm

Here’s some terrifying news to start the new day: Slack is down and you will actually have to speak to your coworkers today IRL.

Vancouver startup superstar Slack is the maker of a cloud-based corporate communications tool that has become the preferred way to communicate in offices all around the world.

Just past 10 am EST, the company announced that connectivity issues are affecting all workspaces and the team is still looking into the cause.

Slack

Slack

In the meantime, people are obviously freaking out. In the time since Slack first when down, it’s become a trending topic on Twitter, amassing nearly 20,000 tweets in just 20 minutes

Updates to follow.