Everybody’s favorite video streaming platform is going through problems today
If you happen to include watching YouTube videos as part of your morning habit, you most likely notice that the video streaming platform is down today.
The platform has been down for more than 30 minutes as of this writing, leaving content creators and YouTubers concerned as the outage is a worldwide issue. YouTube has yet identified the cause, though they issue a statement about the situation:
Thanks for your reports about YouTube, YouTube TV and YouTube Music access issues. We're working on resolving this and will let you know once fixed. We apologize for any inconvenience this may cause and will keep you updated.
— TeamYouTube (@TeamYouTube) October 17, 2018
YouTube being inaccessible is a rare occurrence for the platform that has almost two billion users.
UPDATE: YouTube is back online as of 10:40 AM.