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Nature_Girl posted 10/24/2013 16:34 PM

I don't want people to subscribe to my YouTube channel thingy-dingy because then they can see my activity on YouTube. Personally, I am not comfortable with anyone seeing my activity on YouTube. It bothers me immensely. Not that I am ashamed, I don't see things that I'm ashamed of. It's just none of anyone's business.

How do I get rid of this YouTube subscriber? Is there a way to prevent people from subscribing in the future? I didn't make my YouTube account so that people could subscribe.

welcome14 posted 10/24/2013 17:22 PM

I have no answer for you on how to get rid of them, I hardly use it myself. You don't think this is your pervy ex checking on you, trying to get dirt, do you? I sincerely hope not. Eww.

Nature_Girl posted 10/24/2013 17:29 PM

It could be him. I used my real name when creating the channel, plus it links back to my Google account. I want this subscriber to go away!

welcome14 posted 10/24/2013 17:33 PM

Bless your heart. I wish this guy would vanish into a puke green, cat-spray scented vapor never to materialize and bother you or your kids again. Is there an admin there you can message and have the subscriber removed? Perhaps start a new account under an alias and new email? I know that would be a pain, but better than knowing that psycho loser was maybe stalking you...

ETA: yes, I'm Southern. Sometimes "bless your heart" is just that. Like now. Don't let the haters make it something else...

[This message edited by welcome14 at 5:35 PM, October 24th (Thursday)]

lynnm1947 posted 10/25/2013 07:37 AM

I don't know how to cut off a YouTube subscriber, but I'd like to learn, too. I suspect an anonymous subscriber to my food blog is S/O's creepy X who stalked and tormented me for years. However, if it's a "real" subscriber, I don't want to toss the person out. I'd still like to know HOW to do it, just in case.

Nature_Girl posted 10/25/2013 10:37 AM

I see that I can block a subscriber from making comments. I don't see how to block or ax them entirely.

Fireball72 posted 10/25/2013 12:17 PM

Try this?

1. Sign into your YouTube account
2. Go to http://www.youtube.com/profile?user=[YOURUSERNAME]&view=subscribers
3. On this page you'll be able to see the users who are subscribed to your channel and the thumbnail icon from their channel. Below the thumbnail image you'll see a "Block" button. 4. If you click the "Block" button you'll remove the user's subscription to you, and you'll also block them if their account is active on YouTube.

Hope that helps.

ETA: It may not work properly. If not I'll keep looking. I KNOW there's a way to do it, I have friends that have done it.

[This message edited by Fireball72 at 12:19 PM, October 25th (Friday)]

miadianna posted 10/27/2013 02:05 AM

Subscribers can't see your watch history, only you can. I just found a "privacy" section where you can choose to keep your "likes" and list of subscribers private so nobody sees them.

[This message edited by miadianna at 2:13 AM, October 27th (Sunday)]

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