Soon after several Microsoft services reported outages, Twitter users wondered whether the US tech giant laid off the wrong teams. A user named Shishir tweeted, What s up with MS Teams today? Did Microsoft lay off the wrong people? A data scientist at Microsoft, Harveen Singh Chaddha said his colleagues started to wonder if they were laid off. Chaddha tweeted: Microsoft Team is down and some of my colleagues thought they were laid off. Another user wrote that Microsoft not working on a day before a national holiday is god s message to log out early. PR professional Juhi Chauhan wrote: Outlook! As of 01: 14 pm, 3,193 complaints about Microsoft Outlook have been logged on the outage tracking portal Downdetector. Of this, 71 per cent of users reported problems with their server connection, 19 per cent reported issues related to the website and 10 per cent had login issues.
As of 01: 14 pm, Microsoft Teams had 3,553 complaints. While 64 per cent of users reported problems with the app, 25 per cent had issues with the server connection and 11 per cent had issues with the website.