Yahoo to discontinue access to its services using Facebook, Google IDs

Shawn Knight

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Change continues under Marissa Mayer's watch as Yahoo will soon prohibit users from logging into the company's various web services with their Facebook and Google user IDs. Instead, Yahoo visitors will need to sign up for a Yahoo ID to...

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tipstir

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Interesting. I only use Yahoo! for email secondary. Everything else they offer I don't use at all. In the past it was all Yahoo! until Google started up. Things changed when Google came along. Search engine was always Yahoo! then I made the switch to Google haven't use Yahoo! Search for anything.
 
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Skidmarksdeluxe

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In other words they want to bombard users with more irritating and annoying ad's. I'm surprised not everyone on the planet uses AdBlock, I wouldn't dream of leaving home without it.
 

NTAPRO

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Yahoo is not rel·e·vant
Nah, it's still pretty relevant. Apps still install the toolbar and change the homepage, the articles there usually get hundreds to 1000s of comments depending on the subject, and it still remains in top 5 most visited sites.
 

Benny26

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I only use Yahoo email. it's my third in line account where I send junk stuff. Nothing else that Yahoo offer interests me in the slightest.
 

EClyde

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Nah, it's still pretty relevant. Apps still install the toolbar and change the homepage, the articles there usually get hundreds to 1000s of comments depending on the subject, and it still remains in top 5 most visited sites.
I won't tell anyone you go there. Don't worry
 
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