SAN FRANCISO: Yahoo Inc will stop letting consumers access its various online services by signing-in with their Facebook Inc or Google Inc credentials.
The sign-in buttons for Facebook and Google will eventually be removed from all Yahoo properties, said the Yahoo spokeswoman.
Though she declined to provide a timeframe.
The sites facing such blockade in the start will include Fantasy Sports and photo-sharing site Flickr.
The change, which will be rolled out gradually according to a Yahoo spokeswoman, and will require users to register for a Yahoo ID in order to use any of the Internet portal’s services.
The move marks the latest change to Yahoo by Chief Executive Marissa Mayer, who is striving to spark fresh interest in the company’s Web products and to revive its stagnant revenue.