Fantasy Sports, photo sharing site flickr are among Yahoo sites that will no longer be accessed by individuals using Facebook or Google credentials but only Yahoo ID.
“Yahoo is continually working on improving the user experience, the new process will allow us to offer the best personalized experience to everyone.” stated the company. The social media’s Chief Marrissa Mayer is currently striving to spark fresh interest in the company’s web products and to retrieve its stagnant revenue.
Truth be told, Yahoo has been overshadowed by even better mail service sites all over Google and Microsoft have been leading in the service and Yahoo only remains a platform used to receive not very important messages to most individuals. Recent hacks and breakdowns in the internet portal got a vast range of people moving to competitor companies.
The Yahoo ID will then be put up by default if one has the need to access its sites. This comes after the company had earlier announced a program to recycle inactive Yahoo user IDs late last year letting new users claim email addresses that have not been used for more than 12 months.
Sign-in buttons for Facebook and Google will eventually be removed from all Yahoo properties and will now use the reversed Tourney Pick’Em sign in process strategy adopted in 2010 and 2011 under then CEO Carol Bartz.