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Google faces outage affecting YouTube, Google Cloud and G Suite

Google faces outage affecting YouTube, Google Cloud and G Suite
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(Reuters) – Alphabet Inc’s Google is experiencing high levels of congestion in the eastern United States, affecting multiple services in Google Cloud, G Suite and YouTube, the company said on Sunday https://status.cloud.google.com/incident/compute/19003.

“We believe we have identified the root cause of the congestion and expect to return to normal service shortly,” the company said, adding that the incident began at 3:25 p.m. EDT. It did not elaborate on the cause.

Many users took to Twitter to complain about the outage.

“When Snapchat and YouTube are both down and you don’t know where to go next #YouTubeDOWN #snapchatdown,” a user going by the name Jasmine tweeted https://twitter.com/Jasmine48853116/status/1135292781205872641.

(Reporting by Ishita Chigilli Palli in Bengaluru)

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