YouTube Is Down Across The World; Company Working On Fixing The Issue

Video site YouTube experiencing a worldwide outage

YouTube fans were forced to go cold turkey this morning when a major outage prevented viewers from accessing the streaming site for more than an hour.

The YouTube team however was quick to put out a tweet acknowledging the outage and promised that they were working on the problem.

Update: YouTube has now restored the service and users from across the globe can now access both website and app without any problem. "We're working on resolving this and will let you know once fixed". 16, 2018, users reported YouTube experienced a global broadcasting outage, according to The Guardian.

The outage began at 9:10 p.m. ET on Tuesday. YouTube TV suffered service intrusion at an unfavorable time amid this current summer's World Cup, be that as it may, and channel pages went down for some time in April. Users said that the message "500 Internal Server Error" is what was seen on the screen. "YouTube is the primary source of information for many people and it all just seems so sketchy". "Thanks for sticking with us".




On Twitter, the worldwide top trending hashtag at 8 p.m. was #YOUTUBEDOWN, indicating how far-reaching the inconvenience was for users.

During the outage, when users tried to access YouTube videos, they encountered error messages, like the one below.

It is not often that YouTube goes down, the last time was back in September of 2017 when Google had a meltdown.

YouTube chief executive Susan Wojcicki also tweeted her own apology, saying "sorry to everyone who was impacted" and thanking the teams who resolved the issue.

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