Massive Google Cloud outage takes down Spotify, Discord, Snapchat, and more


If some of your favorite sites and services are acting buggy, or are completely inaccessible, you’re not alone. It seems like a massive outage has taken down some of the internet’s biggest services like Spotify, Discord, Snapchat, and even Etsy.

The culprit appears to be Google Cloud, and the service’s status page shows a networking issue is currently causing problems resulting in the 404 errors seen on affected webpages. A peek at DownDetector shows the sprawling impact of the issue, with everything from Pokemon Go to Home Depot having issues. We’ve reached out to some of the affected companies and will update this post as more information becomes available.

Google Cloud Status Dashboard:

Summary: Global: Experiencing Issue with Cloud…

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Author: Mitchell Clark