YouTube hit with unusual outageBy FinalCall.com News | Last updated: Nov 18, 2013 - 5:45:02 PM
(FinalCall.com) - YouTube, the popular Internet video site owned by Google, briefly crashed early Monday evening.
As of 5:45pm Eastern Time, Google's video sharing site was sporadically up and down with a "500 Internal Server Error" message displayed.
As an increasing number of the word's population depend on the Internet for news, entertertainement and transactions, such high profile website outages howeever brief, cause major disruptions.
YouTube serivce was restored as of 6:00pm Eastern Time. As of this writing Google has not released an explanation of the outage.