'YouTube went down completely wtfffff, ' tweeted another Twitter user.
Google's video streaming service YouTube suffered broadcasting issue in the wee hours in India on 17 October and also in several other global regions. The company said it was working on the issue and apologized for the inconvenience. In addition, visiting YouTube.com produced a blank screen with only the YouTube logo displayed. More information will be provided as it becomes available.
For YouTube, massive and prolonged outages have been unusual.
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When everything was back up and running, the Twitter account added, "We're back!
If you continue to experience issues, please let us know", Team YouTube said in a tweet.
YouTube has not had a major crash of this kind in recent memory, with only small bugs and glitches typically affecting the site's status. (Facebook) Users were met with "user error" messages when they try to log in. One can expect Google to release a detailed report on what transpired, for the benefit of the users and the experts. Mexico, Brazil and European Union countries have also been affected, according to reports on the Down Detector monitoring site.