Registration: Sign in to IMDb with Twitter and OpenID

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You have expanded the login options so that you can now sign into IMDB using:* IMDB* Amazon* Facebook* GoogleWhich is a great way to expand the access to the site but there are two popular options missing:* Twitter* OpenIDAdd those and the vast majority of people who would want to sign into IMDB would be able to do so with very little effort. This will increase the number of users, which should help with data submission and increase retention of visitors as well as the bottom line, as more users means better ad revenue.This obviously hooks into my previous suggestion about adding other social media options:https://getsatisfaction.com/imdb/topi... you can login through Google having a +1 seems to be obvious and it seems odd that you can broadcast your checkin on Twitter but not actually use your account to log into the site. A few tweaks on this front would help further embed IMDB into every moviegoers lives and also expand the site's reach into the busiest parts of the Internet.
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Posted 7 years ago

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I don't like this idea as much as IMDb using it's own login.

What happened to your idea of using IMDb's own login as it used to be?
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This has nothing to do with that, this suggestion is for the site-wide login/account creation.

For the suggestion about asking FB to allow the IMDB login on their social media plugin see here:
https://getsatisfaction.com/imdb/topi...
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I guess I was referring to

"Bring back the old comments system"
https://getsatisfaction.com/imdb/topi...

Perhaps we have too many threads on this whole login question.
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Not really, this is a separate issue and staff prefer these to get their own threads.

It could link in with that suggestion (but quite a few of mine could work together, although one doesn't usually rely on another being implemented, we'd just be much better off if they all were ;) ), because if we had the old comment system back, having more login options to the site would mean that even more people could use the comments system, but it would have broader implications for people using all of the other parts of the site too. So this would make the old comments system even better than the FB one, but just changing the system back would be an improvement.