YOUTUBE • GETTYYouTube appears to be down for thousands of users across the globe
YouTube is suffering a serious outage, with hundreds of users reporting issues with the Google-owned service.
Users have been confronted with error messages as they tried to watch content on the hugely-popular video platform.
Independent website Down Detector, which measures social mentions around a certain topic to track outages across the globe, shows the problem mainly affecting regions in the US, Australia and Japan.
Earlier today, YouTube went down for an hour or