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YouTube back up after worldwide outage


YouTube signage is seen at their offices in King’s Cross, London. File photo/Reuters

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YouTube said late on Wednesday it had fixed a glitch, which outage monitoring website said affected more than 280,000 users.

Later YouTube tweeted, "Our team is aware of the issue and working on a fix. We'll follow up here with any updates."


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The issue started at around 6:53pm ET (23:53 GMT), according to, with users complaining about trouble in watching videos on the platform.

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 “We're so sorry for the interruption. This is fixed across all devices & YouTube services,” YouTube said in a tweet without explaining what had caused the outage.

Google did not respond to a media request for comment on the outage.

YouTube, owned by Alphabet Inc's Google, is an American online video-sharing platform headquartered in San Bruno, California.

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