As of late, YouTube was reported to be down by thousands of users across the globe. While netizens were defying a couple of issues, for instance, YouTube Playback error, torpid site and more, they took to social media platforms and DownDetector to report the issue. Regardless, YouTube seems to have fixed the issue and the video streaming service by and by will be apparently ended up incredible.
Through a tweet from the official handle of @TeamYouTube, YouTube announced that the outage was competent by users for around 20 minutes. Moreover, YouTube similarly says that the issues have been fixed, which is apparently affirmed by the decrease in the amount of reports on the global outage monitor, DownDetector. As demonstrated by IST, the tweet came out at 04:34 AM on December 15, 2021.
DownDetector showed a sharp spike in the amount of users reports at around 03:22 AM IST on December 15, 2021, which is about an hour earlier YouTube officially announced that the issue has been settled. The YouTube Down Detector furthermore shows more than 16,000 reports at the outage’s apex. Regardless, as sudden as the spike in the amount of users experiencing issues was, the outage was managed rapidly. As demonstrated by Down Detector, the outage reports declined by 05:00 AM early today. Now, services, for instance, YouTube TV are in like manner working.
The video streaming platform asserted by Alphabet has not given any clarification concerning why was YouTube not working as of late. YouTube is one of the greatest video streaming platforms on earth. With thousands of users uploading content on the platform and countless users (all around the planet) getting to that content, YouTube needs to save a generous course of action of servers for uploading and downloading data.
In another update, YouTube has dispatched ‘listening controls’ for users on both Android and iOS. The new component called listening controls might be open to YouTube Premium subscribers. The component can be noticed right underneath the setting for Playback speed in the Settings menu of the YouTube application. As the name proposes, the component gives listening controls over a video and permits the customer to play it as strong with customary playback controls, for instance, play, stop, like, save and play immediately.