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Slack resumes and all is well again

The popular messaging service Slack is having connectivity issues
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UPDATE: 9:52 a.m.

After several hours of connectivity issues Slack is back up and running.

Users of the popular communication app took to Twitter with their hilarious tales of having to speak to co-workers face-to-face, or email people, or go on coffee runs.

Slack did not give a reason for the outage.

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The popular workplace communication service Slack came to a halt Wednesday after suffering a connectivity issue.

Slack is an acronym for ‘Searchable Log of All Conversation and Knowledge’, which was created to bring people together to streamline work, automate tasks and bring connect employees of companies.

Started in 2014 in Vancouver, there are more than 8 million users of Slack currently online.

According to Slack’s Twitter account, the company is looking into the connectivity issue but did not provide a reason for the outage.

Workspaces around the world are complaining of the outage; however, Europe may be back up and running.

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Jen Zielinski

About the Author: Jen Zielinski

Graduated from the broadcast journalism program at BCIT. Also holds a bachelor of arts degree in political science and sociology from Thompson Rivers University.
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