Slack crashed today, but the work isn't canceled

Slack crashed today, but the work isn’t canceled


“We are investigating the issue where some users Slack won’t load,” the company said on its site. Status page Around 9:30 a.m. ET. The issues for some users persisted throughout the morning. The company said the issue was completely resolved after about five hours.
Slack and similar services have emerged as essential tools for office workers to stay in touch with their colleagues during the pandemic. The company serves major corporations including Netflix, Uber, and Target, as well as government agencies such as the US Department of Veterans Affairs. Several news organizations, including CNN, also rely on the platform. was slack acquired by sales force (CR) last year.
“Slack is disabled which means action is canceled,” one Twitter user Tuesday joked. Others joked that they worried about being fired, before realizing it was just an outage.

Downtime tracker Down Detector showed problem reports of Slack rising around 9:30 AM ET, before tapering off a bit.

About an hour after confirming the outage, some users started reporting that their service had resumed, especially on the mobile app. However, Slack said that others were still unable to load the platform and that he was continuing to investigate the issue until 11:30 AM ET.

Shortly after noon, Slack said he was “seeing signs of improvement.” And just before 2:30 p.m. ET, Slack said he had fully resolved the issue, but offered no explanation for the outage. The company has encouraged users to reload the service or, if that doesn’t work, reset the cache

“Thank you for bearing with us and we apologize for disrupting your work day!” He Said.