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In the early hours of Thursday morning, the internet service for the phone network O2 went down rendering every device that uses their service useless.
Other networks that shared O2's service include GiffGaff and Tesco Mobile have also encountered problems, leaving approximately 31 million people without remote Internet access.
This has left people lost and confused as to what they can do with their phones, other than, you know, phone people.
O2 have said that they are working on the issue but it's not clear when normal service will be restored.
Outage Update: Our teams are working closely with one of our 3rd party suppliers who has identified an issue in the… https://t.co/7eh9P25Eqe — O2 in the UK (@O2 in the UK)
Given humanities new found perpetual need to rely on Twitter, Instagram stories, podcasts and Candy Crush to entertain themselves, this outrage has created something reaching an epidemic.
When o2 is down and you can't check your socials... #o2down https://t.co/X2C2WL9WU8 — OK! Magazine (@OK! Magazine)
O2 internet down. I had to speak to someone on the train. This is a disgrace. #o2 #o2down — Eccentric, expensive, dick-like Dave Harland (@Eccentric, expensive, dick-like Dave Harland)
If you're an O2 customer and you need an Uber, don't panic! Look out for a vehicle that looks like this. It's kind… https://t.co/gUQuJrEmVJ — Cybrum (@Cybrum)
You’re worried about talking to someone on the train
This is literally what books were invented for!… https://t.co/YKxJgykeVj — Waterstones (@Waterstones)
argh mate has anyone at O2 just tried turning it on and off again
#o2down https://t.co/BdIPc88HEs — Hannah Leigh Prior (@Hannah Leigh Prior)
Nothing makes sense any more:
🤬Political debates rage across the globe
📱#O2down means we haven't spoken to our fri… https://t.co/8ZMR0EYcD7 — Yorkshire Wildlife Park 🦁 (@Yorkshire Wildlife Park 🦁)
@O2 Would some #VodafoneTreats help? https://t.co/n3j16f55wF — Vodafone UK (@Vodafone UK)
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