Indian users reported issues with accessing the app at around 6 am in the morning. According to Downdetector, YouTube was facing issues in India, the USA, Europe, Japan, and parts of Australia.
Youtube is having issues since 7:21 PM EDT. RT if it’s down for you as well #Youtubedown
— Downdetector (@downdetector)
While YouTube is yet to comment on the outage,didn’t refrain from offering their two cents on the same. Netizens took to Twitter to check if it were really down or if their internet connection was lousy and in the process, came up with hilarious memes.
Some netizens were hit by an existential crisis and didn’t know what to do with their lives anymore.
#YouTubeDOWNMy mind: FUCK THERE’S GOING TO BE NO YOUTUBE… WHAT AM I GOING TO WATCH?? I HAVE NOTHING ELSE TO DO…
— Selena (@Quantumshy)
Others used the viral African pallbearers meme to say goodbye to YouTube.
YouTube just went like this, I don’t know if I should laugh or cry at this point #YouTubeDOWN
— Xion A. (@Macintosh_rar)
Some Twitter users could see only one video related to Covid-19 on the site.
(will delete later) #youtubedown Hey guys, any of you experiencing some issues with YouTube right now? Like, does…
— Kaamstar (@Kaamstar)
Others couldn’t help but have a massive meltdown.
twitter after youtube being down for one second #YouTubeDOWN
— kynoblade (@gamerm0ment)
This netizen continued staring at his screen.
all of us staring at our screens wondering if it’s just that we have shitty internet or that YouTube died…
— sheed⁷ (@sheedbbie)
Several others came to Twitter to check their internet connection.
Soon, YouTube was back online and netizens heaved a sigh of relief.
YOUTUBES BACK EVERYONE WE’RE GOOD!!!! #YoutubeDOWN
— im just tired (@luigeminiman)
Youtube right now be like : i’m back mothrrfhghjhjkrs#YouTubeDOWN
— 𝓜𝓪𝓻𝓸𝓾𝓪𝓷𝓮 𝓗𝓢 (@marwanesunna)