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In the early hours of this morning YouTube, including its TV and Music services, went down around the world, preventing users from accessing content.
The platform was fast to acknowledge the problem and tweeted that they was working on the issue. An hour later, it had been resolved.
We’re back! Thanks for all of your patience. If you continue to experience issues, please let us know. https://t.co/NVU5GP7Sy6
— Team YouTube (@TeamYouTube) October 17, 2018
Meanwhile many users showed off their panic, amusement and relief with a healthy influx of memes on Twitter under the hashtag #YouTubeDOWN.
— 🧘🏻♀️ Internal Commentary🥰 (@GlueNotGlitter) October 17, 2018
Every impatient millennial YouTube star tonight. pic.twitter.com/vXg6u4SYWQ
— Jes (@DoYouEvenLIf) October 17, 2018
— 𝖊𝖒𝖎𝖑𝖎𝖔 𝖒𝖊𝖉𝖎𝖓𝖆 (@emilioomedina) October 17, 2018
— 🅱🅸🆁🅳🅸🅴 (@ThisBotLovesBTS) October 17, 2018
Felt like 2004 when you were gone. #YouTubeDOWN
— BettyJones (@Bettyjones56) October 17, 2018
— Spooked Simself 🎃🍄 (@simselfseries) October 17, 2018
— lauren (@lauren75506935) October 17, 2018
There’s no word on what caused the outage.
Feature image: YouTube