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Flickr flirts with Google users

Flickr flirts with Google users

By 29 October 2010

Google account holders can now log into image hosting site Flickr using their Google username and passwords, as a result of the OpenID initiative. Flickr, as you may be aware, is owned by Google's rival Yahoo - so you may be questioning Yahoo's logic... >>

Facebook now accepts Google account logins

Facebook now accepts Google account logins

By 19 May 2009

Facebook has taken a big step forward in its support for OpenID and become a relying partner, meaning that you're now able to log into the site using your OpenID. Many sites are OpenID providers, including Google, and this move means that you now only... >>

Facebook friends OpenID Foundation

Facebook friends OpenID Foundation

By 6 February 2009

Facebook has joined the foundation behind the OpenID scheme - an online log-in process that gives users the ability to sign into multiple sites with a single user ID. What's surprising about the development is that OpenID is seen as a rival service to... >>

MySpace joins OpenID sign-in scheme

MySpace joins OpenID sign-in scheme

By 23 July 2008

MySpace has announced it is to join the OpenID coalition that allows people to use the same accounts and passwords across the web. The benefit for users with an OpenID account is that they don't have to keep creating new accounts and remembering passwords,... >>


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