Hope for Sharing Contacts Across the Web.

Tired of always having to import your contacts and “friends” to every social network? Want a secure way to share your address book and friends across the web?

Relief may be on the way soon.

There is finally movement in getting the multitude of social websites to securely access and share your address books and friends lists thru “data portability”.

Portable Contacts is an emerging standard for transferring profile data and social connections across websites.

…we are now at a point where there is strong support for
the principle that users should be in control of their data
and have the freedom to access it from across the web.”

       –http://portablecontacts.net/

With its adoption, we may soon see the internet industry move more rapidly in developing secure contacts APIs enabling greater user control over your data. Read more here.

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