Update: 3:08 p.m. PT YouTube suffered a glitch this afternoon which left some users unable to access the service.
Shortly before 3 p.m. PT access had returned. The outage -- however brief -- was newsworthy in that YouTube has generally held up despite the increasing load on the service's servers. On Twitter, people in different geographies reported being unable to call up YouTube's home page. Instead, they were met by the message: "500 Internal Server Error. Sorry, something went wrong. A team of highly trained monkeys has been dispatched to deal with this situation.&… Read more