Essential Google Services like YouTube, Gmail, Google Assistant, Google Maps, and Google Docs have been hit with a sudden outage this morning. DownDetector indicates that the outage, which appears to be affecting Google’s business and personal services, started at around 11:56 AM GMT in the case of Gmail.
The hashtag #YouTubeDOWN starting to trend on Twitter this morning and as of now, it is a worldwide trend. Google has yet to acknowledge the issue, however.
The outage was rumored to be worldwide. Issues are being experienced here in Ghana, the US, UK, Netherlands, and Japan, and DownDetector’s outage reports are spanning the globe.
More to come.