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Google is down: Gmail, YouTube, other key services suffer meltdown in certain regions

Are you also facing issues with Gmail and other Google services?

| Updated on: Sep 12 2017, 22:18 IST
Google goes down.
Google goes down. (AP)

On a day when tech enthusiasts all over the world were glued to Apple and the launch of the company's iconic iPhone X, another tech giant, Google faced a crisis of its own. Reports suggest that some of its important services, such as a YouTube, Gmail, Drive and Google Maps, were down in certain parts of the world. The problem seems to have affected users in Europe, North America and Japan.

According to DownDetector, a website that monitors the activity of internet services, there has been a steep increase of down reporting around 8 pm IST. A similar platform, Outage Report, also reported a spike in outage reports. In India, however, the services seem to have remain unaffected.

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Users were quick to share their troubles on Twitter. Some reported they were unable to log into their accounts. Even YouTube's desktop version seems to have been interrupted.

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First Published Date: 12 Sep, 22:06 IST