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YouTube back online after being down for a few minutes

YouTube was temporarily down for some users in the early hours of Friday .

By: Tech Desk | New Delhi | Updated: May 15, 2020 10:51:30 am
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YouTube is back again after being down in the early hours of Friday. Around 6:00 am, people in India faced difficulties in watching YouTube videos.

In fact, the service was down for many users around the world.  According to Downdetector, YouTube was facing issues in India, the USA, Europe, Japan, and parts of Australia.

There’s been no official reason given for the outage and YouTube hasn’t released a press statement. But yes, the outrage was real.

Naturally, a lot of people took to Twitter to out to vent their frustration.

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Every streaming platform, be it Netflix or Amazon Prime Video, has seen a surge in traffic caused by the Covid-19 coronavirus pandemic. YouTube seems to be no exception. In March, YouTube announced that it would lower the maximum streaming quality for content in India to just 480p.

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