"Child" accounts get the cool stuff.... finally

Posted by Coldfront (256 posts) -

I discovered today on my 360 that I can finally have last.fm (best thing ever trust me im still blasting it through my astros as I type this) facebook and twitter. It makes me happy that Microsoft realized that they weren't reaching the right market and it was stupid to exclude most of the teen market based on the fact that they had "child" accounts. It was simple just "parental" ( i don't think my parents even know the password) authorization and then I was in. Pretty Rad. 
 
Oh by the way if you read this in the forums this is a heads up to everyone who hasn't at least checked this stuff out yet I suggest you do last.fm is pretty rad and if you're into facebook and twitter hardcore and don't mind flaunting your blantant geek then you can have fun with those i guess. 
 
Also I want a Giant Bomb app for my dashboard

#1 Posted by Coldfront (256 posts) -

I discovered today on my 360 that I can finally have last.fm (best thing ever trust me im still blasting it through my astros as I type this) facebook and twitter. It makes me happy that Microsoft realized that they weren't reaching the right market and it was stupid to exclude most of the teen market based on the fact that they had "child" accounts. It was simple just "parental" ( i don't think my parents even know the password) authorization and then I was in. Pretty Rad. 
 
Oh by the way if you read this in the forums this is a heads up to everyone who hasn't at least checked this stuff out yet I suggest you do last.fm is pretty rad and if you're into facebook and twitter hardcore and don't mind flaunting your blantant geek then you can have fun with those i guess. 
 
Also I want a Giant Bomb app for my dashboard

#2 Posted by wefwefasdf (6729 posts) -

They added the services to child accounts? My friends whose accounts are still locked as child accounts will be happy about this news. :P
I always used to lie when signing up for online services so it was never a problem for me.

#3 Posted by nanikore (2740 posts) -

Tee-hee. What a cute baby. 

#4 Posted by MC_Izawa (604 posts) -

wow yestrday my mom bot me a soda at the grocry sotore and now this!!! and christmas is on the way to im so exited

#5 Posted by WinterSnowblind (7613 posts) -
#6 Posted by gike987 (1749 posts) -

Child accounts mean that you sould learn to lie about your age when you create an account , like all the other teen agers.

#7 Posted by Willy105 (4688 posts) -

For some reason, my Xbox Live account is stuck as a "child" account, and I can't change it. Apparently because I chose Family settings when I created it, it thought it was for a child.

#8 Posted by Gamer_152 (14051 posts) -

This is good news for those with child accounts. I think the parental controls are a much better system than just locking child accounts out of the services.

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#9 Edited by natetodamax (19170 posts) -

In case you didn't know, you could have signed up another account for Xbox LIVE that has an adult age (since they automatically give you 1 month of gold for free), downloaded it on that, and used it on your account.
 
And I think Last.FM is stupid. I go to Queens Of The Stone Age radio and it plays everything but Queens Of The Stone Age.

#10 Posted by addictedtopinescent (3645 posts) -

Wait you needed to be of a certain age to use last.fm (which is for music right?)  
Damn...

#11 Posted by damswedon (3174 posts) -
@gike987 said:
" Child accounts mean that you sould learn to lie about your age when you create an account , like all the other teen agers. "
This (i think my account thinks im around 70 something) 
 
@natetodamax said:
" Last.FM is stupid. I go to Queens Of The Stone Age radio and it plays everything but Queens Of The Stone Age."
it's just the way Last.FM has always worked. it tries to expand your mind.
#12 Posted by AjayRaz (12418 posts) -
@nanikore said:
" Tee-hee. What a cute baby.  "

awww... 

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