The company is yet to comment on the issues
Google, Gmail, YouTube are currently unavailable for users around the world today, on December 14th.
According to DownDetector, of those who reported issues with YouTube, 49% weren’t able to access the website while 45% couldn’t watch videos. At the same time, 5% of users couldn’t log in to the website.
As to Gmail, 76% couldn’t log in, 17% couldn’t reach the website. Meanwhile, 5% of users did not receive messages.
All of the Gmail users were greeted with a message stating: “Sorry, there seems to be a problem. The service you’re looking for is temporarily unavailable. We’re working hard to restore your access as soon as possible. Please try again in a few hours. Thanks for your patience.’
Meanwhile, Google Drive apps have been affected as well. DownDetector reveals that 85% of users couldn’t load the apps, while 11% had log-in issues. Also, 3% were not able to sync their files.
Update: the issue has been resolved, however, the company hasn’t given an official statement on what happened yet.