Demand for discounted onions crashes Groupon’s Indian website

Groupon’s Indian website was recently brought down by onions. According to Al Jazeera America, the daily deals site offered a discount on onions, one of the country’s most popular and important food items, in an attempt to gain consumer attention. But the price cut on Groupon offered was so good that it resulted in a flood of traffic that temporally overloaded the company’s servers, crashing the site.

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