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Google was briefly down on Tuesday, with customers within the U.S., U.Okay., Australia, Singapore and elsewhere reporting points with the search engine, which is owned by Alphabet.
DownDetector.com confirmed that the web site was “having issues.”
At its peak within the U.S., greater than 40,000 folks reported that Google wasn’t working. The determine shortly fell, and has stayed beneath 100 since round 2 a.m. ET.
“We’re conscious of a software program replace difficulty that occurred late this afternoon Pacific Time and briefly affected availability of Google Search and Maps, and we apologize for the inconvenience,” Google stated in an announcement.
“We labored to shortly tackle the problem and our companies are actually again on-line.”
Google was trending on Twitter briefly, with many customers utilizing the hashtag #GoogleDown.
Some posted screenshots of error messages and others joked about attempting to go looking on Google to test if the search engine was down.
— CNBC’s Ryan Browne contributed to this report.