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Holy kittens! YouTube screens go blank

Google dispatches monkeys

By Gavin Clarke, 22 Jun 2016

Google’s mega video service YouTube appears to be down for some and out for others.

Square-eyed netizens who trekked online for their a fix of cats are being confronted not with moving pictures but 500 internal server error warnings.

Others got blank screens, screens of text of messages and other messages saying an error had occurred.

The site seemed to start encountering difficulties offline around 12.30 UK.

You can see the full error message below:

YouTube outage

Millions of channels, and nothing on YouTube

Accompanying the error 500 warning was a message from Google’s video business stating: “A team of highly trained monkeys has been dispatched to deal with this situation.” ®

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