- Google services resume after massive Gmail, YouTube outage.
- Almost all of Google’s web-based services were down.
- There is still no clarity regarding the outage triggered.
Google services including Gmail, Youtube, Docs, and many other services resume back to their normal within an hour after going down.
Google services down for a while
Tech giant Google went down for a while. However, with thousands of users reporting issues with their google services. Google Services including Gmail, Youtube, Docs, and many other services were not loading or showing error messages. Furthermore, this became trending news on Twitter.
The day came. When you can’t even google what happened with google.
— ripon mitra (@Imrip007) December 14, 2020
In addition, the issue is a worldwide problem. On trying to open Youtube it showed ‘Something went wrong’. Further, few people are also kicked out of their ongoing Google Meet sessions. Added to that, on opening Google Docs it showed the error message below.
[image lightbox=”1″ caption=”Error Message on Opening Google Docs”]https://thenewscrypto.com/wp-content/uploads/2020/12/Error-Message-on-Opening-Google-Docs-1.jpg[/image]
Gmail status page displayed,
[blockquote footer=””]We will provide an update by 14/12/2020 17:42 detailing when we expect to resolve the problem. Please note that this resolution time is an estimate and may change.[/blockquote]
Almost all of Google’s web-based services were down. The list of services affected by the widespread outage seems to be YouTube, Gmail, Google Search, Google Drive, Google Docs, Google Classroom, and YouTube TV, among other services.
The other major services affected are Google Calendar, Google Chat, Google Slides, Google Sites, Google Sheets, Google Groups, Google Hangouts, Google Meet, Google Vault, Currents, Google Keep, Google Tasks, Google Cloud Search, and Google Voice.
Moreover, Google services resumed back to normal within an hour. However, there’s still no clarity regarding the outage that triggered. More so, Google is expected to acknowledge the issue in a future post.