Google Ads Down For Marketers, Google Confirms

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Marketers around the world today started their weekly routine with a huge concern accessing Google Advertisements.

Word rapidly spread across Twitter and LinkedIn, with verification from others that this isn’t an intermittent problem.

Google Status Control Panel Validates Outage

From the Google status control panel, the outage was verified today, January 23rd, at 8 am CST. You can follow the event in real-time here.

Image credit: Google Advertisements, January 2023 As of

Marketers required to LinkedIn and Twitter to voice their issues.

Why This Matters Marketers can not handle or enhance their

accounts without

proper access to Google Ads. A lot more, Google Advertisements are still serving to users, however marketers can’t see or respond to real-time performance. When marketing dollars are at stake, this is a big problem for business of any size. If you’re used to weekly reporting, that’s another task you will not have the ability to do until the

Google Advertisements concern is resolved. This outage is inconvenient for Google after their layoff statement of 12,000 staff members on Friday.

< img src="" alt="Advertisers respond to Google Ads interruption on LinkedIn."/ > While this failure is most likely an untimely coincidence to Google Ads, advertisers were quick to put it together.


Google Advertisements is still down for many users as of Monday afternoon. After the Friday statement of 12,000 Googlers, concerns have developed if these layoffs have affected the technology and staffing that handles these platforms.

This is a developing story and will upgrade as Google supplies more information.

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