10 best twitter reactions to the gmail outage

In the epitome of #firstworldproblems gmail was down today, and naturally twitter responded

Published January 24, 2014 7:22PM (EST)

               (AP/Marcio Jose Sanchez)
(AP/Marcio Jose Sanchez)

To the dismay of the collective Internet, gmail went down for a full 18 minutes today.  Less than twenty minutes without gchat was all it took to remind us of our Google dependence and produce some hilarious tweets.

There were great pop culture references:

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There was the obligatory Hotmail reference (not to mention Yahoo and AOL):

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And of course things got a little political:

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And a little bit technical:

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Even fellow member of the Google empire got in on the joke:

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But in the words of Buzzfeed's Andrew Kaczynski:

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By Sarah Gray

Sarah Gray is an assistant editor at Salon, focusing on innovation. Follow @sarahhhgray or email sgray@salon.com.

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