Here is Why YouTube, Gmail, and Snapchat Were Down in Some Parts of US

Yesterday, Google's Cloud Servers were down in some parts of US.

YouTube Outage Map -
High levels of network congestion occurred in the eastern USA, affecting multiple services in Google Cloud, G Suite and YouTube.

This affected YouTube, Snapchat, Gmail, Nest, Discord, and a number of other web services that relied on Google Cloud Service.

YouTube Users also reported outage in a number of countries worldwide on Down Detector and #YouTubeDown was trending on Twitter while the outage lasted.

Google’s issues started at around 3PM Eastern Time (ET) / 12PM Pacific Time (PT) / 7PM Greenwich Mean Time (GMT), Jun 02, 2019, according to Google Cloud Status Dashboard and the issues were resolved within 4 hours.

Google noted that,

We will conduct an internal investigation of this issue and make appropriate improvements to our systems to help prevent or minimize future recurrence.

We will provide a detailed report of this incident once we have completed our internal investigation.

This detailed report will contain information regarding SLA credits. 

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