Enabling Friend Connect on your website couldn't be easier. All it takes is entering your website's URL and name when first signing into your Friend Connect account. You don't have to worry about downloading or uploading files; Friend Connect does the work for you.
Copy and paste
Adding Friend Connect features to a website requires no programming skills; you just copy and paste snippets of HTML code onto your site. You can can also add custom integrations with Friend Connect's API.
Grow your community
The members gadget makes registration simple, letting users sign in to your website with existing account information (e.g. Google, Yahoo, AOL) so they spend less time filling in forms, and more time exploring your site. The members gadget also lets users create or import profiles (e.g. Twitter), discover other users, and send private messages to each other.
Choose from a range of social gadgets that let users post comments, post links, rate, review, and more. The gadget gallery includes gadgets created by Google and OpenSocial developers.
Get to know users
Find out what users are interested in by asking them questions when they join your site, in the poll gadget, or using the API. The interests users share are public and added to their profiles so users with similar interests can find each other, and so you can display personalized content, and ads.
Create, manage and send website newsletters all from within your Friend Connect account. And using the interests people share when joining your site, you can also send personalized newsletters to different segments of your community.
More relevant ads
Associate your Friend Connect account with your AdSense account to display ad units that match the interests users publicly share on your website. You can choose the exact ad units that take users' interests into consideration.
Your site, your data
Review the interests users share and your site's membership growth from inside your Friend Connect account. You can export your site's data at any time for spreadsheet analysis or to integrate with third party services.