YouTube Co-Founder Makes His First YouTube Comment in 8 Years

Friday, November 08, 2013 - 09:14 AM

Slamming Google Plus, naturally.


His one other post was YouTube's first posted video.


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Comments [7]

Felix Ray

I don't think the comments show any comprehension of what an important story this is. This isn't about Trolls and comments. That's an obvious lie. Google could easily give us the ability to block belligerent users. This is about the ideology of Facebookistan sweeping the web. We're all expected to live in public for the the benefit of advertisers. OTM needs to pay attention to recent events ion the People's Republic of Google.

Nov. 29 2013 09:15 AM

I don't think he was complaining about the effort. He was complain about the manipulation of users to better accommodate data mining. By making G+ the single login for all you tube services, Google aims to create a data mining powerhouse. Imagine how much information about you Facebook would have to sell if it was linked to your email, you blogs, your videos, your online storage, etc.

Also, if you have a Google account they've got it set up so that it's so easy to open a G plus account that most users don't realize they've done it at first. Just a login.

Nov. 14 2013 04:18 PM

I don't think profanity is gratuitous in reference to Google's ludicrous attempt at boosting Google+ membership by shoving it down Youtube users' throats. It's as frustrating as it is futile and idiotic.

Also, f someone uses the F word and you don't that doesn't make you a better person than them. So lose the pretentious attitudes and climb down from that horse, but be careful, it's a long way down.

Nov. 12 2013 04:54 PM
Eric Goebelbecker from Maywood, NJ

All lower case. Gratuitous use of profanity. Maybe the critics are right – making people register doesn't eliminate the pointless comments that add no value to the conversation.

Nov. 09 2013 06:35 PM

I wonder why Jawed Karim stooped to the level of many YouTube users who used rude language while making comments under YouTube videos?

Nov. 09 2013 11:41 AM

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Nov. 08 2013 10:56 AM
Leiran Biton from Boston

I appreciate that he went through the effort to create the Google+ account just so that he could complain about having to do so. I do wonder what he had been planning to post before he got so angry at the Google+ integration.

Nov. 08 2013 09:44 AM

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