The massive failure affected countries in Europe, Asia and Latin America, as well as the US and Australia.
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After suffering a global decline This affected millions of users using Alphabet Inc’s services such as: YouTube and GoogleLike Drive, Meet, Maps, and more, were restored for most of those affected on Monday, as reported on the Google website.
According to the DownDetector portal, which focuses on monitoring interruptions, the errors started near the 11:50 GMT (5:50 hours, Central Mexico time). More than 12,000 users of Youtube were affected in different parts of the world, mainly in Europe, in countries like United Kingdom, Germany, Greece, Portugal, France, Poland and Russia.
Technical problems have also been recorded in the Asia-Pacific region with reports from Japan, India, Indonesia and Australia. In America, the services invaded United States and mainly several Latin American nations Brazil, Argentina, Peru, Colombia and Mexico.
“We’re back and working!”YouTube reported on Twitter this morning. Shortly before that, the video platform confirmed that many of its users had problems accessing the platform for almost an hour.
Update – We’re back on the run! You should be able to access YouTube again and enjoy videos as usual at https://t.co/NsGBvvaTko
– TeamYouTube (@TeamYouTube) December 14, 2020
In case of GoogleThe outages affected some of its most popular services, such as Gmail, Google Drive, Google Maps, Google Play, Google Home, and Google Cloud.
The services of Google Hangouts, Google Duo, Google Chats, Google Meet and Google Classroom. That is, the resources most used by students taking online courses and workers performing services during the COVID-19 pandemic Home office.
According to the monitoring page, 90% of affected users said they couldn’t sign in to Google. 9% said that browser search was not working.
One of the reported issues is that when you try to access your account you receive the following messages: “Your Google Account was not found” or “An error occurred”.
Although the company has not commented on the matter, the page that summarizes the activity of its platforms revealed a few hours ago that all services were down. However, around 8:00 a.m. (GMT-6), all services will be offered of the technology company have already been restored, as reported by the company at the same location.