What is Social Connect?
Social Connect is a great service to fetch user's profile informations from social networks.
Social Connect makes it easy for website and mobile users to easily register and log in on your site with their existing social network profiles.
The service uses the API of social networks, pulls all the valid profile information and parse the data in to a well standard structure. It
fetches all the user public profile information such as id, displayname, firstname, lastname, email, phone, profileurl, photo, aboutme, birthday, martial status, gender and relationship.
How it helps my business?
Social Connect can help your users spend less time signing in and more time using your website with the added benefits
of having all of their social media accounts connected like never before. It also saves development time and reduces development cost.
Why it is needed?
Social Connect increases registration and reduces the need to enter usernames and passwords, allowing users to
authenticate using their existing social network profiles. Since the user register through the existing profile we get advantages such as
valid user informations, reducing spam accounts, secure signin/signups and hazzle of remembering login details.