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Photo: fizkes (Shutterstock) We all juggle a lot of online accounts these days. From streaming subscriptions, to multiple email addresses, to accounts for movie theaters, airlines, and restaurants—if it has a website, you likely have an account for it. If you’re like me, you hardly use most of these accounts, if you use them at all. Even still, you should probably sign into them every now and then. Inactive accounts can be a huge headache Use me as a sad example: Years ago, I set up a Google account for the sole purpose of opening a YouTube channel to host the videos my friends and I made together in high school. I figured it was a great way to keep them somewhere safe and reliable, where we could all access and watch them wherever and whenever we wanted. After all, YouTube isn’t going anywhere , right? Well, come to find out, for some reason, all of these videos have been set to private. Weird, but no problem. I can log into the account and flip the videos back to unlisted. I have my password saved in my iCloud Keychain, so that shouldn’t be an issue. After correctly entering the password, however, Google asked me to verify the account via email, since this is the first time I’ve logged into the account from this computer. Again, no problem; the email address is an old Microsoft Live account I made, but I have the password to that saved as well. I […]