Gmail, YouTube, Google Docs Hit By Massive Outage

Online video-sharing platform, YouTube is down.

On starting the App, users are met with a message reading “There was a problem with server [503]”.

Users also received, “there was an error. Please Try again later. That’s all we know” notifications.

YouTube outage

The outage also affected other Google services including; Gmail, Google Drive, Google Assistant, among others.

The Google Search page was working just fine.

The massive outage was experienced by users across the globe.

Read: Google Launches Look To Speak App for Hearing and Motor Impaired Persons

DownDetector,  which collates user-reported errors on websites, mobile networks and other platforms, was showing tens of thousands of complaints by 7 am in  New York only.

Complaints on Twitter have given rise to hashtags like “#YouTubeDOWN”, “#Gmail” and “#Google”.

Here are some of the reactions:

Email your news TIPS to or WhatsApp +254707482874. You can also find us on Telegram through

Email your news TIPS to or WhatsApp +254707482874

Written by Eva Nyambura

Content creator at | Passionate about telling the untold story. Lover of life, music and technology. Simplicity is KEY


Leave a Reply

This site uses Akismet to reduce spam. Learn how your comment data is processed.

Barcelona v PSG Highlights Champions League Round of 16 Draw

KEBS Declines To Extend Deadline For Importing 2013 Used Cars