News & Notes: Delays, failure to download attachments affect Gmail service| Sep 23, 2013
Gmail, the email service offered by Google that also hosts the University's @princeton.edu addresses for students, experienced technical difficulties on Monday.
According to thetechnology blog TechCrunch, Google experienced problems with delayed emails and attachments that failed to properly download. Google said Monday morning that about 0.24% of its user base had been affected. But it revised the number in the afternoon, saying it was then affecting“less than 50 percent of Gmail users.”
As of 7 p.m. Monday, Google said it hadrestored the service for some usersand expected the rest of the accounts to be restored in the near future.
Some students reported delays with their email service Monday.