Gmail goes down for millions of users

FRESNO, Calif.

The service interruption affected millions of computer and mobile users according to Mashable.com. Many users who tried to log on to their email received a message saying, "We 're sorry, but your Gmail account is temporarily unavailable. We apologize for the inconvenience and suggest trying again in a few minutes."

Mashable.com reported that the outage appeared to be worldwide and was affecting other services such as Hangouts, Google Drive, and Google+ -- but other products such as Google Calendars appeared to be unaffected.

Twitter trends showed #gmail began trending between 10 a.m. and 11 a.m. PST on Friday morning.

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