We’ve vastly improved the process for claiming a GitHub account and added support for claiming GitHub organization accounts1. The process for claiming all the tips people make for your GitHub projects and Gists is now just two clicks!
Claiming a GitHub account on TipTheWeb now joins Twitter, Flickr2, Vimeo, and YouTube which all use the open standard, OAuth, for a simple and secure account verification process that doesn’t require sharing your passwords with anyone. We’re happy that GitHub has specifically embraced the new OAuth 2.0 standard— which is much easier for developers to work with and made it possible for us to quickly roll-out these new features.
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Claim your GitHub account; and the tips people make to your projects, gists, and other content you create on GitHub will be directed to your TipTheWeb account.
- GitHub’s API requires read/write access to get a list of an organization’s owners. We’re also working with GitHub on resolving two issues to make our process for claiming GitHub organization accounts even smoother. ↩
- Flickr claiming doesn’t technically use OAuth; but Flickr’s proprietary authorization system for apps influenced the OAuth specification. ↩
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