YouTube, Google and Gmail all CRASH as thousands of users complain of issues
- Google family of apps has crashed around the world for thousands of users
- Problems first reported around 11:45am GMT and are concentrated in Europe
- But users in US, Australia, Asia, South America and Africa also reported issues
The Google-owned family of apps has crashed for thousands of users worldwide.
This includes Gmail, Google Drive, Google Sheets and YouTube as well as the main search engine.
Outage tracker site DownDetecter clocked tens of thousands of users reporting issues with the sites around 11:40am.
Problems were reported mainly in Europe but also in Australia, the east coast of the USA and parts of Africa, South America and Asia.
Google’s websites are some of the most popular in the world, with its video-streaming site YouTube frequented by more than two billion people every month.
Unlike other tech firms like Facebook, outages are rare at Google.
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