NEW YORK (AP) - Update:
At 4:09 p.m., Google announced the issues had been resolved.
The network congestion issue in eastern USA, affecting Google Cloud, G Suite, and YouTube has been resolved for all affected users as of 4:00pm US/Pacific.
Update: YouTube is back and working again for the large majority of people! If you're still seeing an issue, it should be fixed soon. https://t.co/SEJPWyaeVO— TeamYouTube (@TeamYouTube) June 2, 2019
Google is saying users of YouTube and other services are seeing errors or slow performance due to high levels of network congestions in the eastern United States.
YouTube, Google Cloud and G Suite services are affected, but Google said it believes it has identified the cause of the congestion and expects to return to normal service shortly. The company first identified the issue on its Google Cloud status dashboard at 3:25 p.m. Eastern time.
The sound of millions of cat videos being suddenly silenced reverberated across the internet, and #YouTubeDOWN was a trending topic on Twitter.
Several websites, most notably Google Cloud Services are reporting service disruptions, Sunday.
Here's a short list of companies who've anounced internet issues Sunday:
We're aware of an issue preventing some Snapchatters from using the app 😥 Hang tight!— Snapchat Support (@snapchatsupport) June 2, 2019
If YouTube isn't loading for you or you're experiencing error messages, we're working to fix it!— TeamYouTube (@TeamYouTube) June 2, 2019
We are experiencing a temporary service interruption. We will update you with additional information shortly.— Citizen (@CitizenApp) June 2, 2019
We are aware of the disruption of our services. The issue has been identified as a multi-region issue with one of our datacenter providers.— Bitly (@Bitly) June 2, 2019