Yahoo To Block Sign-In via Google and Facebook IDs

It looks like Yahoo is already in a mood to kick out the Facebook and Google Sigh-in buttons from its premises. This be probably another strict maneuver coming from the company's CEO Marissa Mayer who has been pulling the company up to the top rank one step at a time.

Yahoo To Block Sign-In via Google and Facebook IDs

Report form Reuters suggests that Yahoo will begin removing the option to sign into any of Yahoo's services with a Facebook or Google account. Both these options have been used by the company for a long time now.

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Yahoo began the transition on Monday, by requiring Yahoo sign-ins for its Tourney Pick'Em for the NCAA basketball tournament later this month. Facebook and Google sign-in buttons will eventually be removed from Yahoo overall.

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As of now, almost all the websites have been using the same options to offer access to the users to its products. Removing it might just not help but there could be some other contingency plan that Yahoo must have cooked in their hood to replace if in case the removal of the options would fail.

The company also believes that its services are quite attractive enough to make Facebook and Google users switch to Yahoo products. Also the Yahoo IDs might make users more likely to use other Yahoo services. Recently, Yahoo has also cleared all the Yahoo usernames which was abandoned by the users.

One of the Yahoo representatives told The Verge that the new process, which now asks users to sign in with a Yahoo username, will allow the company to offer the best personalized experience to everyone.

Will the new move from Yahoo work? You can drop your opinions in the comment box below.


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