Yahoo and Facebook to tie services together

Yahoo and Facebook have announced a deal today to tie their services together that will allow for cross platform integration between Yahoo and Facebook services.  For those who maintain both Yahoo and Facebook profiles, you will have the ability to make an update in one location have it represented on both sites.

According to the BBC, Yahoo will also be revamping its privacy controls and renaming the service to Yahoo Pulse.  The deal will “also mean that those who use Flickr, Yahoo Answers or the social site's video and music services can pipe any media or data they create to friends who use only Facebook.”

As Yahoo continues to try and adapt its services to the ever changing market demands, it is looking to make its users more social.  This latest tie up is only one in a recent string of announcements that will allow Yahoo to be the centre of your social hub.  Yahoo has recently inked deals with Zynga which will bring popular games like Farmville and Mafia Wars to its platform too. 

No date was given on when the service will go live.

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