'This is like the end of the world': YouTube goes down across the globe

Video streaming service YouTube suffered major outage, with thousands of users across the globe reporting the site has crashed.

The Google-owned streaming service failed to load any content for a period of time, leaving Terrified Youtube users seeking answers amid fears they may have to actually start doing work.

YouTube’s Twitter page said they were aware of the issue. The site was functioning properly again shortly before 2pm Wednesday AEST.

“Thanks for your reports about YouTube, YouTube TV and YouTube Music access issues. We’re working on resolving this and will let you know once fixed. We apologise for any inconvenience this may cause and will keep you updated,” the streaming service wrote in a Tweet.

Aussieoutages.com reports that users in Queensland, New South Wales, Victoria and Western Australia are feeling the impact.