This page describes three options for what name will be displayed for you on YouTube, but they all seem to involve associating with Google Plus in some way. If you want your Google name used in both ...
On my Google Account link https://www.google.com/settings/personalinfo My core Google account of coreAddressLongSilly@gmail.com lists an Alternate username of alterUser Primary email ...
For example, look at this image below : This user has a username of just two characters: mf. Are there any tricks involved for achieving this?
I'm looking for a service that sends me a notification email if a username becomes available, e.g. http://twitter.com/foobar Is there one available?