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Google Talk down, users complain on Twitter
New Delhi, July 26, 2012
First Published: 18:05 IST(26/7/2012)
Last Updated: 18:17 IST(26/7/2012)

Not able to send ping anyone on Google Talk? You're not alone! Google Talk is facing a massive outage worldwide.

After users facing the problem took to Twitter, Google admitted the problem on its official Google Talk app status page.

"We're aware of a problem with Google Talk affecting a majority of users. The affected users are able to access Google Talk, but are seeing error messages and/or other unexpected behavior. We will provide an update by 7/26/12 5:20PM detailing when we expect to resolve the problem. Please note that this resolution time is an estimate and may change", the post said.

Here's what the users are saying on Twitter:

Looks like Google Talk is down. Now that's a first. 

Google Talk is down. People won't be able to see each other's Idle statuses for a while.

Gtalk offline. The world is outraged. Or so it would seem.

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