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Multiple outages hit Spotify, Snap and The Drudge Report as Google Cloud platform goes down

Snap and Spotify alerted their users to their technical problems via Twitter

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Google was reporting problems with its Cloud Networking, Stackdriver and App Engine

An array of wildly popular online sites, ranging from Snap to the Drudge Report to Spotify, reported outages and sluggish responses Tuesday, weighed down by problems with their hosting service - Google’s Cloud platform.

“Something’s not quite right, and we’re looking into it. Thanks for your reports!” a Spotify employee tweeted via the company account Spotify Status.

Snap also alerted its users to its technical difficulties via Twitter. “Many Snapchatters are having trouble using the app as well as our support site. We’re working with a partner on the fix! In the meantime, we recommend staying logged in.”

Read: Facebook mulls plan to switch to Google for cloud storage

A notice on Google Cloud platform’s status dashboard indicated the company was reporting problems with its Cloud Networking, Stackdriver and App Engine.

Class A shares in Google’s parent Alphabet Inc (NASDAQ:GOOGL) closed up 1.38% at US$1,213.08.

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