Worldwide YouTube outages reported

Worldwide YouTube outages reported

Worldwide YouTube outages reported

YouTube is the world's largest online video website and the second most visited site on the internet.

YouTube says they're now working to fix access issues, after users reported outages all over the world.

The company said there had been a "widespread issue" that had now been resolved.

Some users were met by an "internal service error" message. "Please try again later". A team of highly trained monkeys has been dispatched to deal with this situation.

According to user reports and outage-monitoring sites, the YouTube outages began sometime around 9:15 p.m. ET.

One of Google's subsidiaries, Youtube was launched in 2005.

Many YouTube are reporting seeing "Error 500" when attempting to access its content. It was a rare outage for Google-owned website.

UPDATE 4.02pm: YouTube is back up and running after users around the world reported having issues with the site.

Say goodbye to all your favourite let's players, game walkthroughs and new game trailers, YouTube is down! At that time, both YouTube, Gmail, and Maps went offline. Acknowledging the issue, YouTube said that it is "working on resolving" the issue and apologised for any inconvenience that may have been caused.

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