YouTube down for users globally [Update: Issue fixed]


YouTube down for users globally. Users have taken to Twitter to check what went wrong with the video platform. Hashtag #YouTubeDown has started trending on the microblogging site.

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 - Top short video apps in India: Instagram, YouTube, MX Taka Tak and more

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 - Top short video apps in India: Instagram, YouTube, MX Taka Tak and more


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. Also Read - How to create YouTube Shorts

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.

Image: Downdetector YouTube Down

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.

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.

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Published:Wed, May 19, 2021 9:02am | Updated:Wed, May 19, 2021 9:29am