The page post writes, “We’re aware of a problem with Google Talk affecting a majority of users. The affected users are able to access Google Talk, but are seeing error messages and/or other unexpected behavior. We will provide an update by 7/26/12 5:20PM detailing when we expect to resolve the problem. Please note that this resolution time is an estimate and may change.”
Here’s what the users are saying on Twitter:
Looks like Google Talk is down. Now that’s a first.
Google Talk is down. People won’t be able to see each other’s Idle statuses for a while.
Gtalk offline. The world is outraged. Or so it would seem.