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.
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:
— Akif Arham (@AkifArham) December 14, 2020
— drakao (@drakao1) December 14, 2020
What’s happening 2020?
— Crisbin Joseph Mathew (@CrisbinJoseph) December 14, 2020
— media acc iz (@cherrysgIow) December 14, 2020