Owing to censorship in the mainstream media, YouTube has been an important medium for educating the public about chemtrails/geoengineering. Unfortunately, a facet of this process, the ability to leave comments, became more difficult in the last 48 hours, when it became necessary to get a Google account in order to comment on a YouTube video. Here is an article regarding what co-founder of YouTube, Jawed Karim, has to say about this change. CS
- theguardian.com, Friday 8 November 2013
YouTube co-founder hurls abuse at Google over new YouTube commentsJawed Karim joins those slamming Google’s changes to video site, which enforce use of its Google+ social network.
After an eight-year silence, YouTube’s co-founder Jawed Karim has made his second-ever post on the site – to fuel the controversy over Google’s changes to its comments system.
why the fuck do i need a google+ account to comment on a video?
Google’s overhaul of YouTube comments has sparked controversy: the YouTube video announcing the change has nearly 30,000 comments, many including harsh criticism of the move through the medium of ASCII art.
As Karim has noticed, the site now requires a Google+ account to comment. That has clearly angered him. Other commenters have said that they won’t use Google+ to comment on YouTube videos – and so will stop commenting.
- More: http://www.theguardian.com/technology/2013/nov/08/youtube-cofounder-why-the-fuck-do-i-need-a-google-account-to-comment