Google is solidifying its position as the number two social network, after Facebook, in a variety of dimensions.
Automattic, the company behind 63 million Wordpress blogs, and Janrain announced a partnership this morning that will bring social login, profile storage, and user analytics to its premium blogging clients.
They may not win Golden Globes or walk the red carpet in couture, but these startups raised millions from investors today.
An increasing number of sites are letting visitors log in through their existing social network identities. One company helping enable that trend, Janrain, announced a $15.5 million funding round led by Emergence Capital Partners, to keep ease of registration alive.