Susan Wojcicki, Google’s Ad boss, will now head up YouTube

Susan Wojcicki, who has been in charge of Google’s Advertising and Commerce division, will be taking over YouTube. In a statement, Google CEO Larry Page said “Susan has a healthy disregard for the impossible and is excited about improving YouTube in ways that people will love”. With her new appointment, further management moves will occur, with one person taking on a mystery role.

Google’s VP says they knew there were ‘problems’ with YouTube comments

YouTube’s commenting system was a mess prior to Google+. When Google stepped in to involve their social platform, it took a drastic step toward ending the misogyny and blind hate. Google+, by nature, gives moderators better tools for weeding out those who want to be rude. It didn’t sit well with some YouTubers, drawing petitions for Google to revert back, even causing the founder of YouTube to lash out.

Google+ and YouTube comments system blurs line between services

Google has been working hard to bring their services together, and the unification is starting to show. From design aesthetics to cross-functionality, the Google ecosystem is starting to take shape. One place that has been left to languish a bit, historically, has been YouTube. A juggernaut in its own right, Google wisely proceeded with caution when making changes to the popular video service.
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