December 2008


Google &Social Networking15 Dec 2008

Google Friend Connect now with Twitter as login option

Google adds Twitter option to its Google Friend Connect service. This means that when you join a Friend Connected site, you can choose to use your Twitter profile, discover people you follow on Twitter who are also members of the site, and quickly tweet that you have found a cool website.

Google Friend Connect now with Twitter

To send a tweet about a site you have joined, click the invite link in the members gadget, then click the Twitter icon on the share tab. The next time your followers sign in to Twitter, they’ll see a your tweet containing a link to the interesting site you’ve found.

This integration with Twitter is an example of how we want to continue improving Friend Connect, extending the open social web and bringing social features to more places on the web.

Google &Social Networking &Web 2.005 Dec 2008

Google Friend Connect : Add social networking to your website and grow traffic

Google has release a new kind of feature for us poor web master who can’t or possibly too lazy to create a social networking on their website. Its a kind of widget you can put up on your website which acts as a social networking section where people can register. Now, as interaction with visitors are a nice way to keep them stick to your site, it increases the traffic and hopefully .. $$ . One of the thing that might interest your visitors is, it doesn’t need a separate registration. They can login with Google, Yahoo, AIM or OpenID account.

  • Enrich your site Choose engaging social features from a catalog of gadgets by Google and the OpenSocial developer community.
  • Attract more visitors Your users can easily invite friends from social networks and contact lists to visit and join your site.
  • No programming whatsoever Just copy and paste a few snippets of code into your site, and Friend Connect does the rest.