YouTube broke last night and people think it was Shane Dawson's fault
17 October 2018, 14:47
Shane Dawson broke YouTube for around 2 hours early this morning.
Just like Kim Kardashian broke the internet with that issue of Paper Magazine, docuseries legend, Shane Dawson broke YouTube with the most recent part of his latest series, which focuses on the relationships of fellow YouTuber, Jake Paul.
YouTube was down just after 2am GMT to just before 4am GMT, and people were pressed, stressed, and maybe depressed that they couldn't watch the latest and highly anticipated episode of the docuseries. (Unless they were asleep, in which case they missed out on all of this. )
While the exact cause of the problem hasn't been disclosed, the whole of twitter was pretty damn sure that it was because of Shane's much-anticipated upload. Fans had already had to wait an extra few days for the delayed release, and now YouTube wasn't working either? The devil was working hard... but God was working harder and we got some LIT memes out of the situation.
me realising i can’t watch the new shane vid because youtube is down pic.twitter.com/4odRnjdb0d— Em✨ (@jstemma__) October 17, 2018
greg paul hacking into shane’s account to do damage control whilst youtube’s down pic.twitter.com/7chpnIpIXI— ami (@targarven) October 17, 2018
Youtube staff member: we should just randomly shut down youtube for the night— aaliyahjaisy (@curlyyfriezz_) October 17, 2018
Every other staff member: pic.twitter.com/nOaJ1IPOpf
If Youtube is down then do any of us really exist?— Jacksepticeye (@Jack_Septic_Eye) October 17, 2018
It’s been years since we’ve seen existence like this. Take cover. No one is safe! This is what happens at YouTube headquarters when @shanedawson uploads! 🚨🚨https://t.co/u510nlIAz8 pic.twitter.com/2dcwSTTNY2— Lilly Singh (@IISuperwomanII) October 15, 2018
I think @shanedawson’s new video broke YouTube... Iconic.— Jeffree Star (@JeffreeStar) October 17, 2018
youtube broke because too many iconic people uploaded today and that's the tea— James Charles (@jamescharles) October 17, 2018
We still don't actually know why YouTube was down, so it's possible that maybe Shane Dawson's new documentary wasn't actually the cause... But with that much drama in one episode, who can really be sure.