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 so in the United States – with