YouTube, the popular video hosting site, was hit with an outage for almost five hours Tuesday as a result of database troubles.
The site, which allows viewers to tune into uploaded videos ranging from seniors making their homespun video debut to polished user-submitted film clips, went down at 7:30 a.m. (PST), leaving viewers with a tongue-in-cheek graphic of the company's database woes. Although the notice stated that new features were being added to the site, it turns out that wasn't the case.
"There are no new features being added today. This page went up mistakenly,&… Read more