The affected services included Gmail, YouTube, Google Play, Google Meet, Hangouts
Google services suffered after a short outage on Monday including its search engine, YouTube, and a host of its other associated services that were down for a while.
According to Downdetector, services affected include YouTube, Google, Google Meet, Google Hangouts, Google Play, and Gmail.
The company's video platform did not load for users and had an error message: "Something went wrong...".
Alphabet did not immediately respond to a request for comment.
Users of YouTube, Gmail and Google Docs have reported issues with the sites over the past couple of hours.https://t.co/5plf09tGDH— Globalnews.ca (@globalnews) December 14, 2020
Google's business tools were also affected, with users struggling to access Drive, Doc, Sheets, etc.
According to outage monitoring website DownDetector, more than 12,000 YouTube users were affected in various parts of the world, including the United States, Britain and India.