Online video-sharing platform, YouTube is down.
On starting the App, users are met with a message reading “There was a problem with server ”.
Users also received, “there was an error. Please Try again later. That’s all we know” notifications.
The outage also affected other Google services including; Gmail, Google Drive, Google Assistant, among others.
The Google Search page was working just fine.
The massive outage was experienced by users across the globe.
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DownDetector, which collates user-reported errors on websites, mobile networks and other platforms, was showing tens of thousands of complaints by 7 am in New York only.
Complaints on Twitter have given rise to hashtags like “#YouTubeDOWN”, “#Gmail” and “#Google”.
Here are some of the reactions:
Searching in google for why google is
Google:#GoogleDown #YouTubeDOWN #Google pic.twitter.com/LGqQUrB4Bq
— Akif Arham (@AkifArham) December 14, 2020
Microsoft employees after seeing Google went down #googledown pic.twitter.com/woDcUMzlHv
— drakao (@drakao1) December 14, 2020
What’s happening 2020?
The day came when you can’t even @Google what happened with @Google !
It’s #2020 and nothing is normal this year.#googledown pic.twitter.com/bxgSUFXOtY
— Crisbin Joseph Mathew (@CrisbinJoseph) December 14, 2020
#YouTubeDOWN loading screen frozen not working docs outage app service #googledown #gmaildown youtube down google down gmail down pic.twitter.com/4drpEQ3vbT
— media acc iz (@cherrysgIow) December 14, 2020
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