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Big Internet outages hit the East Coast, causing issues for Verizon, Zoom, Slack, Gmail

Internet outages and slowed services hit many areas of the East Coast just as the work day was ramping up Tuesday.

Users reported trouble loading Gmail, Slack and Zoom — apps that have become necessities to keep work-from-home life running smoothly during the coronavirus pandemic. Downdetector, which tracks reports of outages, showed widespread issues with Verizon, Google, Zoom, YouTube, Slack, Amazon Web Services and others Tuesday just before noon.

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