The entrance to Google’s U.Ok. workplaces in London.
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Google was briefly down on Tuesday, with users within the U.S., U.Ok., Australia, Singapore and elsewhere reporting points with the search engine, which is owned by Alphabet.
DownDetector.com confirmed that the web site was “having problems.”
At its peak within the U.S., greater than 40,000 individuals reported that Google wasn’t working. The determine shortly fell, and has stayed beneath 100 since round 2 a.m. ET.
“We’re aware of a software update issue that occurred late this afternoon Pacific Time and briefly affected availability of Google Search and Maps, and we apologize for the inconvenience,” Google mentioned in a assertion.
“We worked to quickly address the issue and our services are now back online.”
Google was trending on Twitter briefly, with many users utilizing the hashtag #GoogleDown.
Some posted screenshots of error messages and others joked about making an attempt to look on Google to test if the search engine was down.
— CNBC’s Ryan Browne contributed to this report.