[Updated] GTalk is Down: Users Worldwide Facing Outage!

Google Talk for GTalk is currently facing a service outage. The service seems to be down for a lot of users from around the world.

As GTalk is part of Google Apps offering, it very rarely faces a downtime. Even if it does, it usually does not last for more than a few minutes. Today, it seems GTalk users have been having a problem for over a couple of hours.

According to Google’s App Status page, the service is facing a service outage over almost two hours now.

They are still investigating into the service outage but are not confirming a resolution. The next update is almost 30 minutes away from the time of writing this post.

Update: The service for Google Talk has been restored fully for everyone. The total downtime seems to have been almost 4 hours.