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This article was published on November 6, 2013

YouTube begins rolling out its new Google+ commenting system to individual video pages

YouTube begins rolling out its new Google+ commenting system to individual video pages Image by: Ethan Miller
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YouTube is rolling out its new commenting platform this week. Previously announced in September and limited to channel pages, the new feature integrates features from Google+ while also sorting comments based on relevancy rather than date order.

As a refresher, the new system enables anyone to comment, but utilizes Google+ as its identity database. If you’re logged into your Google account, it will surface comments from those you’re connected to and match a specific set of criteria. In addition, when you share a video to your Google+ page, it will link back to the original YouTube video page.

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=bVGp8Z8Yb28

See related: YouTube comments will soon tie-in with Google+ and be sorted by relevance rather than date order

Photo credit: Ethan Miller/Getty Images

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