If you couldn't log into Slack, the oh-so-popular team messaging app used by 8 million people every day, you're not alone. It went down -- at least for you.
Slack officially confirmed that it's experiencing "connectivity issues" around 10:30 a.m. PT Tuesday, and though Slack still seems to be working in several CNET offices across the US, we can confirm we experienced a few issues using it.
But this didn't seem to be the premium, world-stopping grade of DownDetector had thousands of simultaneous reports, and a simple Twitter search for "slack down" summoned a rampaging river of complaints and jokes.. The last time this happened,
Today, it's looking more like hundreds of simultaneous reports, and my Twitter stream is merely popping along like a tiny four-banger automobile with a blown head gasket. (I have personal experience there.)
So we expect that things should be just fine with Slack before long, if they aren't already working for you.
Update, 11:24 a.m. PT: Slack says things are improving:
Update, 11:45 a.m. PT: The Slack outage appears to be over.