The Google-owned family of apps has crashed for thousands of users worldwide. . This includes Gmail, Google Drive, Googl

The Google-owned family of apps has crashed for thousands of users worldwide.
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This includes Gmail, Google Drive, Google Sheets and YouTube as well as the main search engine.
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Outage tracker site DownDetecter clocked tens of thousands of users reporting issues with the sites around 11:40am.
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Problems were reported mainly in Europe but also in Australia, the east coast of the USA and parts of Africa, South America and Asia.
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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.
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Unlike other tech firms like Facebook, outages are rare at Google, DailyMail reports.
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By 11:54am, there was more than 50,000 complaints for YouTube alone. with half (49 per cent) regarding issues with the website and 43 per cent pertaining to problems watching videos.
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Gmail had 23,000 complaints before midday and Google’s main site had a reported 19,000 complaints.
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Eighty-one and 91 per cent of the issues with these sites, respectively, was to do with logging in, according to DownDetector.
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MailOnline has approached Google for comment.
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Other affected sites includes Google Meet, Hangouts and the Play Store as well as the Pokemon Go game, which is made by Niantic, another Google-owned company.
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It appears the outage is not uniform, with some users reporting a ‘400 error message’ while it is working fine for others.
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However, a quick test at the London office of MailOnline reveals, Sheets, Gmail and YouTube are offline.
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, DailyMail reports.
.
By 11:54am, there was more than 50,000 complaints for YouTube alone. with half (49 per cent) regarding issues with the website and 43 per cent pertaining to problems watching videos.
.
Gmail had 23,000 complaints before midday and Google’s main site had a reported 19,000 complaints.
.
Eighty-one and 91 per cent of the issues with these sites, respectively, was to do with logging in, according to DownDetector.
.
MailOnline has approached Google for comment.
.
Other affected sites includes Google Meet, Hangouts and the Play Store as well as the Pokemon Go game, which is made by Niantic, another Google-owned company.
.
It appears the outage is not uniform, with some users reporting a ‘400 error message’ while it is working fine for others.
.
However, a quick test at the London office of MailOnline reveals, Sheets, Gmail and YouTube are offline.
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