UPDATE: YouTube is again down on March 12. Isitdownrightnow says the website is “unavailable” as of 12:45 p.m. ET.
Many users got a 502 error message. Some reported a 502 error message.
This is an article from January:
Reports started coming in at around 7 p.m. ET local time.
On Twitter, users complained.
“Youtube stop being down I am trying to be entertained by inane things wow,” wrote one.
Added another: “Wow. Youtube is down.”
When some users try to click on videos, YouTube gives a “500 Internal Server Error.”
“Sorry, something went wrong. A team of highly trained monkeys has been dispatched to deal with this situation. If you see them, show them this information…,” it reads.
The site then gives a list of random numbers and letters.
Isitdownrightnow.com said there was a “possible service disruption.”