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Gmail, Drive and YouTube are suffering from a global outage

Gmail, Drive and YouTube are suffering from a global outage

For millions of people, the world stopped after 5 pm on Monday. Some “essential” services in the Internet age — Gmail, YouTube, Google Drive, map And GPay — went down for about an hour at the same time.
The outage occurred throughout India and the United States. Canada, Europe, Latin America. User Kshitij shared an image of a group of lit cavemen to summarize their online mood. “It shows how life without Google will feel in 2020,” he writes.
Users say they couldn’t access emails, videos, and documents stored on Google Cloud owned by the tech giant Alphabet Inc. Google Cloud After that, an outage occurred “due to an internal storage quota issue” and tweeted that the issue was “solved”. According to the real-time outage tracker downdetector.com, all service interruptions began around 5:30 pm. At the peak of the turmoil, YouTube was the most affected.
On Twitter, Google is the world’s top trend with tweets over 1,518K, followed by Gmail with tweets over 298k.
In India, the power outage also hit tweets and memes on microblogging sites. #Googledown, #YouTubeDown, and Gmail were the top three trends around 9pm. 102k, 175k and 307k tweets.
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