YouTube down is down globally. The video platform is not working for users across the globe. Both YouTube app and desktop users are complaining that they are unable to access the online video platform at the moment. Also Read - iPhone users now get Picture-in-Picture mode for YouTube videos worldwide
Update: YouTube has confirmed that the issue has been fixed. The online video platform said in a statement, “we’re seeing reports around difficulties accessing YouTube services within the last hour. We can confirm that this is now fixed and you should be able to access our service without any issues. Thanks for your reports and do let us know if you’re still facing any problems!” Also Read - 5 Best apps to download movies for free on Android device to watch Offline
We’re seeing reports around difficulties accessing YouTube services within the last hour. We can confirm that this is now fixed and you should be able to access our service without any issues. Also Read - No, Facebook, WhatsApp, Twitter and Instagram will not stop working in India (Not right now)
Thanks for your reports and do let us know if you’re still facing any problems!
— TeamYouTube (@TeamYouTube) May 19, 2021
Downdetector shows sudden surge is complain around YouTube down. The complaints related to YouTube being down have begun pouring in since 8AM. It has been an hour since then and the video platform is still not back.
As per downdetector, users across the globe are mostly unable to watch videos. The website shows that 90 percent users are unable to watch videos as the homescreen appears blank. We also accessed the video platform on desktop but the homescreen appeared blank for us as well.
Meanwhile, users have taken to microblogging site Twitter to report about the issues there are facing and also share memes.
Here are some of the tweets that have been put around, take a look.
— 🙂 • ♡ (@roseysveokjin) May 19, 2021
— aggy (@TOOMUCHHW) May 19, 2021
— Rocker™ (@Rocknroller1011) May 19, 2021
— Nick (@Nexqal) May 19, 2021
— Mari_Ma ⟭⟬ ⁷💜 (@Mari_Mari_Ma_) May 19, 2021
Well, this isn’t the first time that YouTube crashed and users were unable to access the platform or watch videos. There have been several instances in the last one year wherein many Google services have suffered outage worldwide.