About an hour ago, the YouTube services went down showing an error 503. It is unclear what caused the outage as of right now. At the time of writing, YouTube is back up online and working as intended.
Earlier today, YouTube, YouTube Music, and YouTube TV experienced an intermittent outage. For some people, the images wouldn’t load, while others experienced blank pages or 404 and 503 errors.
Founded in 2005 by three former PayPal employees, YouTube.com is the second most visited site in the world, right behind Google. YouTube has over a billion users, and every minute, over 100 hours of footage is uploaded to the site.