Amazon cloud outage hits major websites, streaming apps
Amazon says the outage was related to network devices and linked to application programming interface, or API, which is a set of protocols for building and integrating application software.
Facebook, Instagram, WhatsApp hit by widespread outage
A major outage hitting all three platforms, which have billions of users, is rare though apps are regularly forced offline by technical problems.
Gmail service disrupted in new Google mishap
Operations were back in order about two and a half hours after people started complaining of problems.
Gmail, YouTube down as Google suffers massive outage
The problem has affected several other Google services as well.