Google suffers global outage but services restored now

Users were unable to access Gmail, Youtube, Google Maps, Google Play Store, Google Meet, Google Drive, Google Photos, and Google Ads.

This crisis made Google service offline for less than an hour but it reminded the dependency of millions of people using Google services. Though this rare outage was for less than an hour but it unnerved many businesses using Google cloud and they are now looking to know the exact reason along with assurances that it shall not get repeated again. In the meanwhile, Twitter users found the perfect opportunity to trend #googledown  with some hilarious memes on it.

According to news agency ANI, YouTube said “We are aware that many of you are having issues accessing YouTube right now – our team is aware and looking into it. We’ll update you here as soon as we have more news: Team YouTube”.

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Last year in June 2019, there was a problem with some of Google’s server which caused difficulty for many US users. It happened because of sever settings in a region that was supposed to be applied on few machines but it was applied to many more machines.