Google Talk
Google Talk
Google Talk

Anyone wondering why they don’t see many friends or contacts online via Google Talk’s instant messaging list, rest assure that it isn’t due to zombie uprising. The Google Talk service has been down for the majority of users this morning, including a portion of the VentureBeat staffers. Some users are able to sign in, but have no access to their contact lists. Those that can see contacts online are unable to message them. The outage extends to Android services and basically anything else that accesses Google Talk (Gmail, iMessages, Adium X,  etc.). Read the full story at Venture Beat.

About Shelly Palmer

Shelly Palmer is the Professor of Advanced Media in Residence at Syracuse University’s S.I. Newhouse School of Public Communications and CEO of The Palmer Group, a consulting practice that helps Fortune 500 companies with technology, media and marketing. Named LinkedIn’s “Top Voice in Technology,” he covers tech and business for Good Day New York, is a regular commentator on CNN and writes a popular daily business blog. He's a bestselling author, and the creator of the popular, free online course, Generative AI for Execs. Follow @shellypalmer or visit



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