Google outage reported by thousands of users around the world

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Users around the world are reporting outages on Google’s search engine, according to DownDetector.com.

In the U.S., more than 40,000 people reported that Google was down for them around 9.20 p.m. ET, though the figure has since fallen.

People in the United Kingdom, Australia and Singapore also reported issues with Google, which is owned by Alphabet.

Google was trending on Twitter briefly, with users posting screenshots of error messages.

Google did not immediately respond to CNBC’s request for comment.

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