YouTube’s global crash has blocked furious users from accessing the video-sharing website

The outage appeared to be global as hundreds of users took to Twitter to express their frustration when the site crashed on Monday morning.

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YouTube users report errors as website appears to be down

YouTube went down last night, preventing users from accessing the video-sharing website.

The Google-owned streaming service said it was looking into reports of problems with its services after furious users took to Twitter to complain about streaming issues.

The outage appeared to be global as visitors were faced with a 500 internal server error.

The company seemed to see the funny side of the accident, as the error message read, “A team of highly trained monkeys has been dispatched to deal with this situation.”

In a tweet, the company said it was aware of the issue affecting YouTube, YouTube TV, and YouTube music.

It read: “Thank you for your reports of issues accessing YouTube, YouTube TV and YouTube Music. We are working to resolve this issue and will notify you once resolved. We apologize for any inconvenience this may cause. chat and let you know.”

Hundreds of users have taken to Twitter to express their frustration.

Fears of a hack spread as some suggested other Google platforms were affected, including Google+.

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Shirley K. Rosa