New Delhi: YouTube, the most popular video streaming site, suffered an outage on Wednesday. The problem was faced by users across the world. The issue was reported by people in India, the United States, South America, and Europe, among other countries. As per the latest development, the issue has been resolved. “We’re back! Thanks for all of your patience. If you continue to experience issues, please let us know,” Team YouTube informed on Twitter.Also Read - YouTube Plans Week-Long Livestream Shopping Event With Creators From Nov 15
Earlier in the day, on opening YouTube, the page was either showing a server error, broken images or a blank page. Sometimes, it also displayed an error message which read, “500 Internal Server Error. Sorry, something went wrong. A team of highly trained monkeys has been dispatched to deal with this situation. If you see them, send them this information as text (screenshots frighten them).” Also Read - Google BIG Update: Gmail, YouTube, Maps Not to Work on THESE Devices From Monday. Full List Here
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As the video streaming site suffered an outage, the users took to Twitter to complain about the issue.
The reason behind YouTube outage has not been ascertained as of yet. Acknowledging the issue, YouTube said that it is ‘working on resolving’ the issue and apologised for any inconvenience that may have been caused. “Thanks for your reports about YouTube, YouTube TV and YouTube Music access issues. We’re working on resolving this and will let you know once fixed. We apologize for any inconvenience this may cause and will keep you updated,” it tweeted.
Users, worldwide, took to Twitter to report the YouTube Down issue.
YouTube, an American video-sharing website headquartered in San Bruno, California, was founded by three former PayPal employees — Chad Hurley, Steve Chen, and Jawed Karim – in February 2005. The website was bought by Google in November 2006 for US$1.65 billion.
YouTube is a platform where users can upload, view, rate, share, add to favourites, report, comment on videos, and subscribe to other users.