Social Login

Social login, also known as social sign-in, is a form of single sign-on using existing login information from a social networking service such as Facebook, Twitter or Google+ to sign into a third party website in lieu of creating a new login account specifically for that website. It is designed to simplify logins for end users as well as provide more and more reliable demographic information to web developers.Social login is often considered a gateway to many of the recent trends in social software and social commerce because it can be used as a mechanism for both authentication and authorization.
Posts about Social Login
  • Are Social Logins A Privacy Risks?

    … Janrain®, the leading company that created the Customer Identity and Access Management (CIAM) category, today announced the results of a new Consumer Identity Trends survey that shows while social login use is growing in popularity thanks to the 75% now suffering from password fatigue, 93% are nonetheless concerned about how their account data…

    Pace Lattin/ Performance Marketing Insider- 17 readers -
  • 26 WordPress Plugins for Social Media Marketers

    … for social media marketers. #1: Social Profile Integration Plugins Social Login Plenty of websites have members-only areas or user accounts, or require users to log in to comment. Social Login will let users log into your site with a social media profile. There are more than 30 different networks you can choose to make available for users to log…

    Social Media Examinerin Blogging- 46 readers -
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