Published: 2018-10-17 17:04
Last Updated: 2021-06-17 10:13
The popular website YouTube, apologized in a tweet, to its users around the world for a sudden technical failure, early on Wednesday, October 17, 2018.
YouTube confirmed that it had repaired the sudden breakdown several hours after it happened.
Users of YouTube in the United States, Europe, Australia, Mexico, Brazil, the Middle East, and North Africa, faced technical issues with watching or uploading videos on Tuesday night, and Wednesday morning.
Users were unable to see or upload videos, and expressed anger with thousands of complaints on social media.
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.— Team YouTube (@TeamYouTube) October 17, 2018