Video site YouTube experiencing a worldwide outage

Daniel Fowler
October 17, 2018

Users, worldwide, took to Twitter to report the YouTube Down issue. "Please try again later".

YouTube experienced what appeared to be global access problems Tuesday evening for at least 90 minutes, with issues that also affected the YouTube TV and YouTube Music services. Everyone tweeting at YouTube support has been given a similar message that the team are aware of the issue and are working to fix it.

Aussieoutages.com reports that users in Queensland, New South Wales, Victoria and Western Australia are feeling the impact. More information will be provided as it becomes available.

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.

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YouTube, the most popular video streaming site, suffered an outage on Wednesday.

MobileSyrup has reached out to Google for comment on YouTube's outage.

"Still down in Raleigh, the site loads but nothing is displayed".

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