Network News

X My Profile
View More Activity

More on Yahoo social move

Here's more on Yahoo's expansion of social networking through its e-mail program.

Anne Toth, head of privacy for Yahoo, said in an interview last Friday that the company briefed the Federal Trade Commission on a "high level" of its plan to expand the applications for sharing through its e-mail. The company has been working toward today's announcement for the past couple years, slowly using its e-mail to share updates. This is the first time all a user's full email contact list will be used for social networking applications such as Facebook, Flickr and comments on various Yahoo sites.

When asked if how the company's email users will respond, she said test groups responded positively.

Here's their answers to FAQs.

And here's their blog on the move.

By Cecilia Kang  |  June 1, 2010; 7:16 PM ET
Save & Share:  Send E-mail   Facebook   Twitter   Digg   Yahoo Buzz   StumbleUpon   Technorati   Google Buzz   Previous: Four out of five broadband users don't know kinds of speeds they get
Next: Speaker Pelosi backs FCC plan to assert broadband oversight: report

No comments have been posted to this entry.

The comments to this entry are closed.

RSS Feed
Subscribe to The Post

© 2010 The Washington Post Company