Google+ comments show up in latest YouTube app for Android

YouTube update with Google Plus comments

Earlier today, Google announced that the new Google+ commenting system would be rolling out to YouTube users, replacing the old commenting system. What they didn’t announce was that the new Google+ powered commenting system would be coming to the latest version of the Android app so quickly. If you’re lucky enough to have the new LG Nexus 5, you already have the latest version of YouTube and need not worry. Those of us rockin’ anything but the latest Nexus will have to wait for the app roll-out.

From the latest YouTube app, you can:

  • Use your Google+ profile to share a comment on YouTube.
  • +mention a friend into the conversation.
  • Choose to share your comment on Google+ with your Circles or Public.
  • Enjoy nested comments.

Has the new YouTube for Android app rolled out to you yet? Let us know what you think of YouTube’s new Google+ integrated comment system.

[via Google+ Daily]

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TAGS: Nexus 5 , youtube

  • GabrielBB

    Not here yet, but Nexus 5 arrives tomorrow :-)


    don’t you read previous stories?

    • robjackson81

      I think the emphasis here is to illustrate that the YouTube app for Android now features Google+ comments (not just desktop as previously reported), but only if you’ve got the Nexus 5.

      • N8ERSWORLD

        Yeah, I picked that up. Just thinking in general when a reader is scanning through story titles and images they may think it was already covered. Same image and “Google+ comments show up in latest youtube app” and “YouTube launches Google+ comments” are very similar.

        Just feedback. No pun intended. Keep up the great work!

        • Derek Ross

          Using the same image was my bad. I’ll change it. Thanks.

  • Derek Ross

    For those curious, you cannot sideload the N5 KitKat version of YouTube either.

    • Jared Meadows

      aw bummer, I was just thinking of trying that, thanks for the heads-up :)

  • Juan C Irizar

    Is working on my Note3 from T-Mobile

  • Thirsty

    That’s nice.

    Now fix it so it works on a regular PC.

  • old486whizz

    haha, that is if the latest version of youtube works for you… Mine never logs in.

  • Greg Miernicki

    Just tried it and it works beautifully!

    • R.j. Batts

      yea not for the rest of use billion or so pc users no google plus account no comments CURSE YOU GOOGLE PLUS!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

  • DerpDeHerpDurr

    You know its all fine and dandy that the Android devices can comment on youtube but it would be reeeeaaaalllyyy nice if i could, oh i dont know. COMMENT WITH A PC!

  • picaso86

    This is a great idea by Google. Integrating Google+ comments in one the most use video websites. It might encourage more people to use Google+.

  • blackdreamhunk

    If you don’t sign up for Google plus they delete your comments

  • blackdreamhunk

    Google plus is nothing more than cooperate spy ware and Google is just proving they are anti freedom of speech. Google Plus is nothing more than cooperate spyware!!!

    • James Eagle

      Do you know what freedom of speech and spyware is?

  • goff0103

    I can’t post any comments on youtube because I refuse to add in information about myself on google+. What a bunch of facist scums.

  • crankedhelmet

    the new system makes little to no sense

  • R.j. Batts

    hey guys if you don,t like the the new system sign this petition and if i get enough signtuares ill send it to youtube/google

  • R.j. Batts

    if you guys don’t like this new comment system or can’t comment because of it sign this petition here and if i get enough signatures I’ll send it to google/youtube

    • Brakkus

      there was already one with 30,000 sigs that didnt work either.