Google's been slowly letting go of its struggling social network Google+ for some time, and executive Bradley Horowitz just announced another big change: You'll no longer need a Google+ account to use YouTube or any other Google sites.
Tech giant continues to gradually kill Google+
With the latest development, you'll only need a Google Account — no Google+ profile — to use Google's services.
People had long been skeptical and disapproving of Google's mandatory integration of its social network on all its services, feeling like it mainly functioned to help Google get more information on users for ads purposes.
"While we got certain things right, we made a few choices that, in hindsight, we’ve needed to rethink," Horowitz writes, according to Business Insider. The report also states that the Google exec added in a seperate post that the team wants to "formally retire the notion that a Google+ membership is required for anything at Google… other than using Google+ itself."
With the new development, you'll only need a Google Account — no Google+ profile — to use Google's services.
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