“Complaining that signing up for Google services forces you to sign up for G+ is like complaining that buying a smart phone forces you to own a camera.” - Marc Razia on Google+
I’ve become wary of the haters, the gripers, the pundits who scream foul like they are owed something.
Before anyone jumps to conclusions about what I just said: a definition of wary.
Google now offers a single login for new users. When someone signs up for a Google account, the newcomer is also activating GMail and Google+, and Google Maps and … well, it’s a Google account.
Nobody’s is being forced or coerced or bound or enslaved. You can even opt-out of Google+ if you want
The single login will prove to be more user-friendly and useful. At some level or point of the day, everyone uses some Google product. And if there’s one you don’t like, just don’t use it.
Here is an in-depth piece on this single login for G+ issue, shared by +Thomas Morffew
Heck even Facebook gives you access to an email account (reserved for you when you create your account). You probably didn’t know it, and you probably don’t use it.
Leave the rabble-rousers to their controversial posts. Google “plus” is now taking shape as Google (as it was always designed to be, I’m sure). Have fun with it.