YouTube back online after video platform suffers major outage worldwide

Oct 19, 2018, 09:13
YouTube back online after video platform suffers major outage worldwide

Youtube, a video service of Google, is crashing.

A little less than an hour ago, users began reporting that YouTube was experiencing some major issues.

The United States Philadelphia Police notified citizens not to dial 911 regarding the YouTube downtime because they said they couldn't fix it.

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We will keep this story updated with more details as information becomes available.

Customers from across the world appear to have suffered an outage of YouTube service for around 2 hours Tuesday. Users of different countries had problems due to Youtube's worldwide outage.

Accompanying a reaction video, another added, "me writing a 6 page report about how YouTube shutting down has affected my well being and that I should receive compensation from this trauma".

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In brief: Google and YouTube are continuing to push forward with an approach created to further capitalize on ad revenue associated with TVs and the general increase in the emergence of a streaming culture. The users who are trying to access the platform are seeing an internal error message. The site infrastructure was still loading for users, but the videos themselves did not play and were replaced by error messages imploring users to "please try again later". "We're back! Thanks for all of your patience". At that time, both YouTube, Gmail, and Maps went offline. After fixing the issue the company tweeted, "We're back!" Actually, most people can't because they are so used to this Google-owned streaming site that they can't even fathom what they would do if it wasn't working or was down. Because of YouTube's outage on Wednesday morning, users from all over the world could not see the videos on it.

However, this isn't the first time the service has been down.

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