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Lift Application Development Cookbook by Gilberto T. Garcia Jr.

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Chapter 8. Integrating Lift with Social Media

In this chapter, we will learn:

  • Signing up using a Facebook account
  • Fetching a user's Facebook data
  • Signing up using a Gmail account
  • Fetching a user's Gmail data
  • Signing up using a LinkedIn account
  • Fetching a user's LinkedIn data
  • Signing up using a Twitter account
  • Fetching a user's Twitter data

Introduction

Social media is an important part of our daily lives, so much so that we use our accounts not only for interaction with our friends or colleagues, but also to log in on several online services and then share information from the social media account with the service you signed up for. This is called social login, and the OAuth protocol is used to authenticate the user and to obtain access the user's data. ...

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