YouTube Crashes: Popular Site Experienced Technical Difficulties

Update 14:56 p.m. PT: The website has been restored after a 35-minute outage.

YouTube, the world’s most popular video site, was experiencing technical difficulties on Monday.

The website experienced sporadic outages earlier Monday morning but as of 2:40 p.m. PT, the site was inaccessible for hundreds of thousands of users.

A spokesman for YouTube told Variety: “Some people are encountering errors, or a slower than normal experience on YouTube today. We’re working to fix the problem as soon as possible.”

Owned by Google since 2006, the site has over 1 billion unique visitors a month.

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