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YouTube comments overhaul draws ire from co-founder, users

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First published: November 9, 2013, 5:09 PM IST | Updated: November 9, 2013
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YouTube comments overhaul draws ire from co-founder, users
In his first comment in eight years, the service's co-founder, Jawed Karim has made his displeasure known at having to use his Google+ ID to comment on YouTube.

Mumbai: Google rolling out a new style of commenting on YouTube videos has not gone down well with loyal users of the video-sharing service. Funnily enough, the move doesn't seem to have gone down well with one of the founders of YouTube either.

In his first comment in eight years, the service's co-founder, Jawed Karim has made his displeasure known at having to use his Google+ ID to comment on YouTube.

Years after having uploaded the first ever YouTube video, Karim came back onto the video-sharing website to see that he needed to log in using his Google+ credentials in order to comment on a video.

In a short, simple line that seems to sum up most people's feelings towards Google+ comments being introduced for YouTube videos, Karim wrote, "why the f**k do i need a google+ account to comment on a video?" on his channel.

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