Google Friend Connect instantly awakens and strengthens the community that visits your site by enriching it with social features.
Anyone can join your site and discover other members by using information from a variety of services, including Google, Yahoo!, Twitter, AOL, orkut, and Plaxo, strengthening your community as visitors become members.
The Google Friend Connect plugin for Drupal allows you, as a site adminitrator, to let your users to authenticate using their OpenID accounts and comment your content. Optionally, you can replace the Drupal comments functionality by Google Friend Connect comments gadget, or reviews gadget.
You can add a Google Friend Connect social bar, members gadget, site comments gadget or recommendations in your site section of choice.
When you add a new piece of content, someone posts a comment or someone recommends an article using the recommendation button, activities are posted to the Google Friend Connect activity streams.