We're experiencing an issue affecting less than an estimated 6% of the Google Hangouts user base. The affected users are able to access Google Hangouts, but are seeing error messages and/or other unexpected behavior. We will provide an update by September 8, 2016 11:23:00 AM PDT detailing when we expect to resolve the problem. Please note that this resolution time is an estimate and may change.
Hangouts is unable to load, or slow to load, when users are trying to start new conversations.
September 8, 2016 9:43:00 AM PDT