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Yahoo To Offer A Facebook Connect-Like Service

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It looks like Yahoo’s “social strategy” is going to go beyond integrating third-party services like Facebook and Twitter across its sites. The WSJ reports that Yahoo (NSDQ: YHOO) is planning on introducing a Facebook Connect-like service called Y Connect, which will allow third-party sites to integrate Yahoo across their own properties. With Y Connect, visitors to a site will be able to log-in to the site using their Yahoo ID and also easily share their activity on that site back on Yahoo.

Facebook Connect, of course, has been a huge success, and has been adopted by a who’s who of top online publishers, including Yahoo, which announced in December that it would integrate the service so that visitors to its sites would be able to see all of their Facebook friends

One Response to “Yahoo To Offer A Facebook Connect-Like Service”

  1. Joe Black

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