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Why must I start a Google Account to login to Youtube ???( Vanity )
2/22/11

Posted on 02/22/2011 3:59:12 PM PST by sushiman

This morning suddenly discovered that I was being ordered by Youtube to create a Google account so that I may be able to login to Youtube . I know Google owns Youtube , but until this morning I have not had a problem . Folks who already have a Google account can easill link up . I don't want a Google account , but it looks like I have no choice . True ?


TOPICS: Miscellaneous
KEYWORDS: areyouloggedin

1 posted on 02/22/2011 3:59:15 PM PST by sushiman
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To: sushiman

Google owns youtube. Their site, their rules.


2 posted on 02/22/2011 4:00:50 PM PST by Artemis Webb (What, if not a bagel and coffee, confirms the existence of a just and loving God?)
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To: sushiman

They eliminated “Youtube” accounts
Your new account does not have to be related to Gmail just any email address.


3 posted on 02/22/2011 4:01:20 PM PST by omega4179
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To: sushiman

Just because.


4 posted on 02/22/2011 4:01:43 PM PST by martin_fierro (Hooray PinkyPie!)
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To: sushiman

“Sign in to YouTube with your YouTube OR Google Account”

Scroll down and you can skip the google thing for now.


5 posted on 02/22/2011 4:02:41 PM PST by dynachrome ("Our forefathers didn't bury their guns. They buried those that tried to take them.")
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To: sushiman

WOW! I just tried signing in under my old name and it won’t let me.


6 posted on 02/22/2011 4:02:45 PM PST by Ballygrl
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To: sushiman
私にはわからない
7 posted on 02/22/2011 4:03:03 PM PST by Revolting cat! (Let us prey!)
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To: sushiman

Hi, John....I dunno about Utube, but I avoid any Google operation. I do not trust anything they do.
For Search, I use Startpage as they do not record your IP, as Google does.


8 posted on 02/22/2011 4:04:06 PM PST by AlexW
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To: sushiman

to bother you


9 posted on 02/22/2011 4:05:07 PM PST by mnehring
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To: sushiman

I just signed in to my youtube account, at the bottom right it has a link when asking to link to my yahoo email:

Skip this for now (We’ll remind you again in a little bit)


10 posted on 02/22/2011 4:07:03 PM PST by japaneseghost
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To: Ballygrl

It would let me bypass that option for the longest time, then one day I was forced to get a Google account....


11 posted on 02/22/2011 4:07:58 PM PST by CommieCutter (I'll get an internet ID when Obama shows his birth certificate.)
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To: AlexW

I use Youtube quite a bit , and have many vids “ favorited “ , so it looks like I have no choice but to start a Google account . I don’t trust them but what can one do ?


12 posted on 02/22/2011 4:08:12 PM PST by sushiman
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To: sushiman

Same thing happens to me. Have a YT account for the past 5 years and have always ignored them.


13 posted on 02/22/2011 4:08:17 PM PST by max americana
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To: CommieCutter

Google ARE evil.


14 posted on 02/22/2011 4:09:14 PM PST by Paladin2
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To: dynachrome

No place to scroll down on the page I’m looking at . It’s either create a Google account of one can’t play .


15 posted on 02/22/2011 4:09:14 PM PST by sushiman
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To: sushiman

Just make a gmail email account. Then link your Youtube to that. That’s what I did. It’s sort of a website circle jerk.


16 posted on 02/22/2011 4:10:21 PM PST by Huck (one per-center)
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To: sushiman

http://www.yopmail.com

Dunno if google will take an email from “@yopmail.com”, but if so, it will keep the spam mailings at bay.


17 posted on 02/22/2011 4:11:48 PM PST by dynachrome ("Our forefathers didn't bury their guns. They buried those that tried to take them.")
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To: Huck

If I change my address to a Gmail address it won’t affect my current account ( favorites , etc...) , will it ?


18 posted on 02/22/2011 4:16:14 PM PST by sushiman
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To: sushiman

I don’t need to.
They must not like you.


19 posted on 02/22/2011 4:19:34 PM PST by ThomasThomas (If bacon grew on trees my dog would be a vegetarian.)
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To: sushiman

jd hayworth filling in today


20 posted on 02/22/2011 4:21:08 PM PST by dynachrome ("Our forefathers didn't bury their guns. They buried those that tried to take them.")
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To: sushiman

I had the same problem when I signed into my youtube account a few days ago............

Note: Your old YouTube password will no longer work. You need to use your Google Account password from now on.


21 posted on 02/22/2011 4:26:38 PM PST by Jonah Vark (Any 5th grader knows that the Constitution declares the separation of powers.)
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To: sushiman

A message from Google:

“There is nothing wrong with your internet. Do not attempt to adjust the picture. We are now controlling the transmission. We control the horizontal and the vertical. We can deluge you with a thousand channels or expand one single image to crystal clarity and beyond. We can shape your vision to anything our imagination can conceive. For the rest of your life we will control all that you see and hear.”


22 posted on 02/22/2011 4:28:45 PM PST by mrsmith
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To: sushiman

No. I set up a gmail, associated my existing youtube to that and everything was fine. Same favorites, uploaded vids, etc. And they give you the opportunity to change it to another email later if you want. I was nervous too. I have a video with 350,000 + hits that makes me money!


23 posted on 02/22/2011 4:30:48 PM PST by Huck (one per-center)
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To: sushiman

“I don’t want a Google account , but it looks like I have no choice.”

Yes, you can choose to give up on youtube.


24 posted on 02/22/2011 4:31:37 PM PST by ViLaLuz (2 Chronicles 7:14)
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To: sushiman
For the same reason Verizon's iPhone4 requires you to open an iTunes account w/credit card before you can activate the phone.

$$$$$

25 posted on 02/22/2011 4:33:50 PM PST by sonofagun (Some think my cynicism grows with age. I like to think of it as wisdom!)
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To: ViLaLuz

Exactly. You don’t need an account to watch and there are other places to post videos.


26 posted on 02/22/2011 4:38:25 PM PST by Henry Hnyellar
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To: Paladin2

Careful! We have grammar police hanging around!

That’s Google AM evil.


27 posted on 02/22/2011 4:42:40 PM PST by MV=PY
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To: sushiman

I told you all a week ago this had happened...I will NOT do it.


28 posted on 02/22/2011 4:43:38 PM PST by The Wizard (Madam President is my President now and in the future)
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To: MV=PY

If you watch hockey with a Canadian broadcast team it’ll make sense.


29 posted on 02/22/2011 4:45:07 PM PST by Paladin2
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To: sushiman

No probs here... I only have to provide a password for my dirty videos..


30 posted on 02/22/2011 5:16:58 PM PST by goseminoles
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To: Henry Hnyellar

” You don’t need an account to watch and there are other places to post videos.”

I can’t watch videos either . They ask me to log in using a Google account .

I can’t even watch videos others post to other sites like Facebook .


31 posted on 02/22/2011 5:21:40 PM PST by sushiman
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To: sushiman

Personally, I think Google has over reached their grasp of society and personal privacy so far that we should be very afraid of what they are doing and what they will do with all that information they collect

Personally, I avoid using any form of Google services. I even have gone to another map search to accomplish that.

Ever notice those adds along the side of your emails and even other sites that suddenly offer services related directly to a site you visited in the past day or so. It is no coincidence.

You will start getting email with first names of friends and family that you write and those email vaguely refer you to a new product or service you have no desire to use. It comes from the data that Google collects from your emails and visits to their sites and other associated sites.

They compile it, and immediately turn it against you.


32 posted on 02/22/2011 5:32:28 PM PST by jongaltsr (It)
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