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Even The Founder Of YouTube Can't Stand Google+

Jawed Karim posts his first YouTube comment ever.

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One of the founders of YouTube — the person who posted the first video to the site, eight years ago — isn't happy with that Google has done to his child. Jawed Karim posted his first ever YouTube comment in response to the site's new design, which more forcefully links comment accounts with Google+:

Here is Karim, whose current project is a venture fund call Youniversity Ventures, in a happier time:

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And the new comment system in action:

Hard to see how these contextless, disembodied Google+ comments are an improvement, but hey! What do I know? I didn't found YouTube. (h/t @totallyslutsky)

Contact John Herrman at john.herrman@buzzfeed.com.

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