Is Google Docs not working? Error leaves thousands unable to use Docs or Google Drive
And another wrote: "This is a disaster @googledocs".
The main issue that seems to be affecting Google Docs user is creating a new document, which brings up an error screen that says: "Google Docs encountered an error.
"Please try reloading this page, or come back in a few minutes."
When the reported issues with Google Docs first hit the official Google Workspace Status Dashboard originally said all systems were running as normal. But this has now been updated to say a range of Google services - Google Docs, Google Drive, Google Sheets and Google Slides - have been hit with service distruption.
Speaking about the Google Drive issue the Status website said: "We're investigating reports of an issue with Google Drive.