YouTube is down and the world is panicking

YouTube is experiencing widespread trouble loading its content. It is unclear what has caused the outage, YouTube has put out a statement on Twitter.

“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.”

A map of YouTube outage according to the down detector

Here is how the world is reacting.

This is the first time YouTube experiences such a massive scale break down since 2008. The last break down was caused by the Pakistani government trying to block YouTube content from the country. It led to two third of the world without YouTube for a few hours.

 

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