After a great deal of consistent criticism from users, Google has announced this week that they will no longer require YouTube account holders to use their social media network Google+.
Instead of tying their social media accounts to other Google services, a simple, private Google account is all that users will need to be a part of YouTube and other Google services.
What does this mean for those of you who are using Google+ alongside YouTube? Here’s a few factors to keep in mind:
Google+ will be incrementally removed from YouTube. As of last week, comments will no longer show up on Google+ profiles, but other features of YouTube, such as channel creation, and commenting on and uploading videos, will still be tied to Google+ for at least a few more weeks.
Once Google+ has been completely separated from YouTube, the underlying requisite Google account will not be searchable or followable – letting those who enjoy YouTube do so without it affecting their public Google+ profiles, which is great news for many of us.
Those who use and enjoy Google+ need not worry, the social media service is not going away for good. User can still enjoy Google+, but the service simply won’t be integrated with YouTube for much longer to better suit users that have no interest in Google’s social media.
To stay up to date on the latest technology news and information, contact PC Help Services at (317) 585-0500 or send us an email: email@example.com. We stay ahead of the latest news and information so you can stay informed.
So impressed with the service.