YouTube Web Site Down, Embeds Still Broadcasting

Updated: Online video fans might be wondering if the world has come to an end — after all, YouTube isn’t working this morning. When you try and check out, you get the “service not available” message. The videos embedded in other web sites are working without a problem. We will update the post as we get more information.

Update: YouTube has returned after more than 90 minutes of downtime. We’re still looking into what caused the outage this morning.

Update #2: YouTube issued the following statement regarding the downtime this morning:

“YouTube is up again following a technical issue which has now been resolved. We know how important YouTube is for people and apologize for any inconvenience the downtime may have caused.”