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Slack's down. Up. Down. Up, up, up!

After a harrowing 3 hours attempting to communicate without Slack, our shared nightmare is over.


The Slack messaging tool used by many teams around the world has experienced intermittent outages for a little over 3 hours this morning. Surprisingly laid-back users took to Twitter to express their feels.

At 12:49 p.m. ET, the company tweeted:

Earlier on Wednesday, the company tweeted a status update after some complaints.

You can always follow Slack's outage updates on Twitter or on Slack's system status page.

Or just use one of the other zillion ways communicating that you did before Slack existed.

Originally published 9.54 a.m. ET.
Update, 1.20 p.m. ET: Added news of Slack's revival.