Google services including Google, Gmail and YouTube earlier today were facing connectivity issues, issues with logging in and unable to play videos respectively. Downdetector confirmed the fact that there was an outage and thereafter it was restored.
Thousands of reported cases were received. Whereas, 79% of the Gmail users were facing issues with logging in and 15% were unable to access the website. As again confirmed by Downdetector, 88% of the google users were witnessing the same issues with logging in and 11% were unable to fetch results on the search engine.
The same goes with YouTube where the streaming community and normal users were interrupted due to the same. Only a handful were able to get hold of the google facilities. This outage was experienced by India, countries in Europe and in US as well. YouTube recently faced a major outage for a couple of hours in early last month, and it appears that the video streaming platform is again the most hit in the outage.
According to Downdetector, YouTube appears to have faced the brunt of the outage, with over 24,000 cases reported as of 5:42pm IST. Gmail, on the other hand, shows over 11,000 cases reported as of the same time. Google Drive and Google website shows over 400 and 15,000 reports, respectively, on Downdetector.