Odds are if you're working remotely today, you probably noticed that Slack went down around 3PM today our time, and just as the US was logging on to Slack.

The chat client, used by millions of companies around the globe, have so far issued no further statement beyond confirming the outage on the first work day of 2021. That's what they call auspicious timing, folks. Anyway, the outage sparked a good few people to crack a good few jokes on Twitter.

Here's a selection of some we found amusing while we were pretending to work at that thing with the guy in the meeting from the place.