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Finally! Dumbest move by Google next to killing Google Sync for everyone. Now bring back Google Sync!
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Finally! Dumbest move by Google next to killing Google Sync for everyone. Now bring back Google Sync!
They killed Sync? All of my mail, calendar stuff, contacts and Chrome bookmarks/history/extensions are all synced between devices.
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Personally I didn't mind the integration, what I minded the most was the almost forced attempt at getting you to use your real name and not letting you use a nickname that was completely not associated with your real name ( just showing Shrak instead of X "Shrak" Y ). Or forcing you to use a last name thus eliminating a way to just use the first name as a nickname.

The only way to do it was to make a google page and use that name as the name on youtube...
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I had to create a separate fake account just to find some sort a privacy...
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YES! Finally...

I have 4 different emails, and I was forced to make G+ account on them all... Youtube is a mess after they did the switch and every time I try to comment, I get a message saying I need to log in again, even though I'm already logged in to the correct one...
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They killed Sync? All of my mail, calendar stuff, contacts and Chrome bookmarks/history/extensions are all synced between devices.

Yes they killed Google Sync last year for the general public: https://support.google.com/a/answer/2716936?hl=en

I loved it on my iPhone because it use to push my email. Now it just fetches my email.
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Yes they killed Google Sync last year for the general public: https://support.google.com/a/answer/2716936?hl=en

I loved it on my iPhone because it use to push my email. Now it just fetches my email.
That's a bummer. Still works for me on all my devices, maybe it's because they are Nexus devices... I don't know.
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Question, what/why was the crazy uproar about the comments on youtube being put on g+ ? I don't understand why that would make so many people so mad.

The problem is G+ has a different set of rules than other stuff. The worst one is that you're required to use your real name. For example my YouTube is Mott555 which obviously isn't my real name, though it includes my last name. If I let my YouTube get tied to G+, I'm in violation of that rule and my G+ can get suspended. And Google doesn't suspend on a per-site basis, they suspend per-account. So if my G+ is suspended, I'd also lose my YouTube account, Gmail account, and anything else tied to it. I've just lived with not being able to comment on YouTube rather than risk a mass ban over a rule on a service I don't even use.

I also have another handle used specifically for gaming that is anonymous. I like the handle and don't want to replace it with my real name. That one also has a YouTube account and other stuff.
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Doesn't it piss you off? Didn't you notice what Hotmail does now? It REQUIRES a mobile phone number or a second email.

Luckily I could get to my friend a second throwaway email.

Idiots.

That was a dumb change and should be optional for those who want additional security. I haven't had an Xbox in years but I recently recovered my profile on a friend's Xbox 360. Because of the new Microsoft changes, I had to use the Xbox, my laptop, my cell phone (SMS), and two different email accounts just to get everything verified.

Want to bet?


Let it tie in with your G+ account, say you want to keep using your Youtube name, it will spawn off a second G+/YouTube account that continues to use your "online name". Just use only that.
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Question, what/why was the crazy uproar about the comments on youtube being put on g+ ? I don't understand why that would make so many people so mad.

Not sure about uproar. but when youtube started to insist that I should be using my google identity (instead of my 2006 account tied to a yahoo email address) in order to post video comments ,I simply stopped posting comments. So in my case, it backfired.

See above.


I have spent a while looking at my own KyadCK page. I do not see any reference in it to my personal page, aside from my own control that allow me to switch, which are not publicly accessible.
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Question, what/why was the crazy uproar about the comments on youtube being put on g+ ? I don't understand why that would make so many people so mad.

Apart from everything else mentioned here, you can't reply to comments that were posted before the Google+ integration (~8 months ago IIRC).
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Youtube is a mess after they did the switch and every time I try to comment, I get a message saying I need to log in again, even though I'm already logged in to the correct one...

Same. I get a lot of comments each day on my videos and I try to respond to as many as I can. That glitch gave me some serious grief.

Still worked in the end though. biggrin.gif
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