The Alphabet Inc`s Google owned YouTube on late Wednesday said it had fixed a glitch that led to a worldwide outage of the video-streaming service.
DownDetector.com, a website which monitors outages, showed nearly 286,000 incidents of people reporting issues with the service.
The issue started at around 6:53 PM ET (23:53 GMT), according to Downdetector.com, with users complaining about trouble in watching videos on the platform.
“We`re so sorry for the interruption. This is fixed across all devices & YouTube services,” YouTube said in a tweet without explaining what had caused the outage.
The issue also affected YouTube TV and the movies and TV shows people purchase through Google TV.
“…And we`re back ? we`re so sorry for the interruption. This is fixed across all devices & YouTube services, thanks for being patient with us,” YouTube said.
The platform was fixed after more than an hour.