YouTube Goes Offline For Users Worldwide

Lloyd Doyle
October 17, 2018

Almost a decade ago YouTube went down inadvertently as a result of an attempt by Pakistan's government to remove an anti-Islamic film from the streaming platform.

Users upload 300 hours of video to the site every minute, with almost five billion videos watched on YouTube every single day.

YouTube, the Google-owned streaming service, says it's looking into reports of problems with its services after several people took to Twitter to complain about broadcasting issues.

YouTube is aware of the issue, though no ETA has been given on when we can expect a fix.


What does Error 503 mean?

More information will be provided as it becomes available. A 503 error is usually associated with a temporary condition.

An error message on YouTube as seen on Tue., Oct. 16, 2018.

CBS News has reached out to YouTube for comment.

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