A wide range of viewers or almost everyone from around the world use the video streaming platform YouTube. During this pandemic in particular, the demand for YouTube has increased significantly, be it to learn new skills or to watch films or series. It has become a necessary part of everyone’s life.
On Wednesday, many YouTube users from various fields had problems playing videos on the platform. And this edition lasted more than an hour. The YouTube team has confirmed this issue on their official Twitter account.
A tweet was posted on the official Twitter page at 7:23 p.m. on Wednesday stating that someone who is having trouble using their YouTube is not a single person. They also mentioned that they are aware of the problem and are working to resolve it as soon as possible. In the meantime, they have also made it clear to users that all their doubts will be dispelled on Twitter as they will be posting all updates on the platform.
After about two hours, they returned to Twitter and announced that the problem has been fixed for all devices and that they can use the YouTube service again. They also thanked users for their patience and trust.
However, a Google spokesperson said there are no additional details on why the problem occurred. However, most of the people who suffered from it were from the UK, US, Australia, Mexico, and South America. Most of the issues were reported when users watched a video at 7:00 p.m. on Wednesday and the issue was finally resolved around 8:30 p.m. that same day. The situation has made YouTube known as one of the best service providers and received a lot of recognition.