Google, YouTube hit with rare service outages
Google, YouTube and other Google services reported massive outages on Monday morning. According to DownRightNow, Gmail, YouTube, Google Drive, Google Docs and other Google tools were not working on Monday morning across the globe. TechCrunch reports that some services are coming back online as of about 7:45 a.m. (I tried to access Google and YouTube and was successful)We are aware that many of you are having issues accessing YouTube right now – our team is aware and looking into it. We'll update you here as soon as we have more news. — TeamYouTube (@TeamYouTube) December 14, 2020The outage comes as many schools around the world are using these services to facilitate remote learning.
Heres How Kids Are Bullying With Google Docs
Discover why kids are bullying with Google Docs. In this case, its a new way children have found to tease or torment their classmates using an app that parents wouldnt otherwise expect to be a problem: Google Docs. The news that kids are bullying with Google Docs is surprising, since most parents know their kids use popular word-processor app for important school assignments, typing out reports and sharing work with their teachers electronically. But a post on Lifehacker highlights just how misleading your childs time spent on Google Docs might be. A post on Yahoo about bullying via Google Docs suggests a tried-and-true tactic: keep communication open with your kids.metroparent.com