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Google is back! Gmail, YouTube outage over within an hour

FILE - This Thursday, Jan. 3, 2013, file photo shows Google's headquarters in Mountain View, Calif. Prominent artificial intelligence scholar Timnit Gebru helped improve Google's public image as a company that elevates Black computer scientists and questions harmful uses of AI technology. (AP Photo/Marcio Jose Sanchez, File)
FILE - This Thursday, Jan. 3, 2013, file photo shows Google's headquarters in Mountain View, Calif. Prominent artificial intelligence scholar Timnit Gebru helped improve Google's public image as a company that elevates Black computer scientists and questions harmful uses of AI technology. (AP Photo/Marcio Jose Sanchez, File) (Copyright 2016 The Associated Press. All rights reserved.)

JACKSONVILLE, Fla. – Millions around the world couldn’t get email, conduct searches or watch videos early this morning. They got error messages from Google instead.

Reports about the services began to surface at about 6:30 a.m. Google’s workplace status dashboard confirmed every single one of its products were hit by the outage.

About an hour later, all Google platforms appeared to be working.

At 8:07 a.m., Google tweeted that the outage was “all clear” but some users reported that they were still unable to reach Gmail.


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