Some Google services are down this Sunday (2): Analytics, Drive, Gmail and YouTube are not working normally. According to Downdetector, which tracks bug reports on the Internet, the problem mostly hits the United States where the hashtag #YouTubeDOWN is among the most talked about on Twitter. Other locations also have connection problems, including in Brazil. User complaints began around 4 pm, peaking at 4300 error alerts at this time. More sites and applications like Uber, Snapchat, Discord, Vimeo and Playstation Network are also experiencing instability.
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Map shows locations most affected by instability in Google Photo: Divulgao / Downdetector
According to the Google Cloud Status Dashboard, the problem started at 4:25 pm (GMT) on Google Compute Engine. The site reports that Google is working to resolve the issue.
"We are experiencing high levels of network congestion in the eastern US, affecting various services on Google Cloud, GSuite, and YouTube. Users may see slow performance or intermittent errors. We believe we have identified the root cause of the congestion and expect a return to normal service soon, "the statement said.
In Brazil, one of the affected services is Google Analytics, which shows the number of hits to websites, which is fluctuating and even zeroing the number of hits in a few seconds.
Google Analytics is unstable in Brazil Photo: Reproduction / TechTudo
The G Suite Status Dashboard, which provides performance information for Google Business Services, shows that several services have been interrupted (marked with the orange circle).
YouTube, through its Twitter profile has warned that it is looking for a solution: "If YouTube is not loading for you or you are seeing error messages, we are working to fix this."
G Suite Status Dashboard Shows Google Business Services Outage Photo: Divulgao / GSuite
The last time Gmail went offline in Brazil was in January this year. At the time, users reported that error 404 appeared on the screen when trying to log in. In October 2018, YouTube stopped working for a few hours, showing errors 500 and 503.
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