Wednesday, 21 November, 2018

YouTube Faces Widespread Outage, Says "Working On Resolving This"

Video site YouTube experiencing a worldwide outage YouTube experiencing "access issues" in apparent global outage
Jean Garcia | 17 October, 2018, 05:41

Users upload 300 hours of video to the site every minute, with almost five billion videos watched on YouTube every single day.

YouTube is aware of the issue, though no ETA has been given on when we can expect a fix.

Users reported having trouble accessing YouTube.

The outage apparently also affected YouTube TV and YouTube Music access. In addition, visiting YouTube.com produced a blank screen with only the YouTube logo displayed.

Volkswagen's Audi fined more than a billion dollars over diesel emissions scandal
It said the amount would mean that the division would "significantly undercut" its financial targets for the current year. Prosecutors said the failure of proper corporate oversight by Audi AG enabled deliberate wrongdoing by individuals.

YouTube said it was trying to resolve the issue.

While most users are familiar with 404 - page not found - error message 503 means "service unavailable".

Today, YouTube is the second-most visited website in the world with billions of monthly visitors and more than 1.9 billion logged-in users.

A screenshot of Down Detector's YouTube outage map on Wednesday (Oct 17) morning.

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