Blogger Following and Google Friend Connect feature


Well, I expected these two almost similar services to be rationalised by Google – I think we’re seeing the first signs of such an approach according to this email that the folks at Blogger sent across:

Hi Blogger & Friend Connect User:

As a result of a recent integration between Blogger Following and Google Friend Connect, your Blogger privacy settings have been changed. It is important you read this message to understand how the change impacts the sites you follow, your visibility online when using Friend Connect, and what your options are moving forward.

You are receiving this e-mail because you’ve used both Blogger’s Following feature and Google Friend Connect. So that sites you’ve joined via Friend Connect do not automatically show up on your Blogger profile without your explicit approval, we have changed your following status to "private" on all Blogger blogs. If you would like to have these sites shared publicly on your Blogger profile, here are some instructions for becoming a public follower again.

The post at Blogger Buzz goes into more detail about this change. If you have any questions about this change or how to follow the instructions above, please visit this article in our Help Center.

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About Gautam

Gautam is a HR professional interested in how emerging technologies are impacting work, careers and organizations.

Posted on March 4, 2009, in blogging, networking, online, social media and tagged , . Bookmark the permalink. 1 Comment.

  1. hola, pacense por mi blog y dejen comentarios por favor, todabia estoy agregando cosas y las sigo buscando para dejarla al maximo. gracias

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