Google Tests Universal Login & Community Features

Google Tests Universal Login & Community Features
technology
Hedyeh Parsia
  • 13 may 2008

Google has started to test its Friend Connect feature that lets website owners add social features to their website by just embedding ‘off-the-shelf’ code. The system is sure to make sites offer community rich features. Visitors can log in with their existing social networks login details – Google says visitors will be able to pull from their Facebook, Google Talk, hi5, orkut and Plaxo network – and interact with existing friends on the site they are visiting. It could be a big boost to sites like PSFK who have regular readers. Here’s a video that summarizes the features:

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