Facebook added a huge feather in their cap this week. Yahoo, a leading provider of web-hosted email, has integrated Facebook into Yahoo Mail.
Yes, you’ll be able to see your friends Facebook profile photos directly from your Yahoo Mail and further interact with their Facebook buddies. While this news is not a revolutionary change, it does display Facebook’s dominance and other web properties’ desire to team up with them.
By integrating Facebook into Yahoo Mail, Yahoo will keep more people connected to their web property for conducting social networking activity. This overlap of social networking sites is a trend that will likely continue as other “Yahoo” like properties (i.e. AOL) try to figure out how to either compete or play on the same field with new players such as Facebook, Twitter and Google Buzz.
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