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.
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    • 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 and activity is being shared and used.

      Pace Lattin/ Performance Marketing Insider- 7 readers -
  • 26 WordPress Plugins for Social Media Marketers

    … Do you want to improve your WordPress blog? Have you considered customizing WordPress with plugins? One of the biggest advantages of WordPress is the sheer number of easy-to-use plugins that help marketers add functions with little hassle. In this article, you’ll discover 26 WordPress plugins for marketers. Discover 26 WordPress plugins…

    Social Media Examinerin Blogging- 19 readers -
  • The Social Media Examiner Show: This Week in Social Media

    … to users’ queries.” Weekly Video Tip . Studies Worth Examining Q4 Social Login Report: Facebook Losing Ground to Google: Janrain’s Q4 2014 social login report shows that while Facebook is still the dominant way people log into websites, Google is closing the gap among music and consumer brand sites. Facebook lost 3% of its social login market…

    Michael Stelzner/ Social Media Examinerin Social- 15 readers -
  • How to Enhance Your Loyalty Programs Using Social Media

    … as a valuable and measurable part of this equation. The Tea Spot rewards loyalty club members for social mentions. Brands like The Tea Spot that monitor and reward the social participation of loyal customers encourage increased positive word-of-mouth marketing, and in the process lured more program members to participate in social activities, thus…

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  • Facebook to Overtake YouTube: 5 New Research Findings

    … out that on desktops for overall time online, according to a study conducted by comScore conducted in May 2014. Smartphones and tablets combined now account for 60% of all time spent online. Increasing in strength steadily in the past year, the mobile tsunami has yet to crest. In keeping with these findings, consumers access their social media…

    Social Media Examinerin Social- 13 readers -
  • INFOGRAPHIC: Facebook Rules 3Q Social Logins

    … Facebook maintained its social login dominance in the third quarter of 2014, accounting for 58 percent of overall social logins and 62 percent of those originating from mobile devices, according to the latest research from Gigya, a Facebook Preferred Marketing Developer and consumer-management provider. Mirroring results from the second…

    David Cohen/ AllFacebookin Social Facebook Twitter- 5 readers -
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