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Facebook's registration tool  

Facebook has launched a new registration tool that enables websites to offer quick and easy social options for users to sign-up.

Check out this reasonably detailed overview for more. This is of interest to startups because it may allow you to dispense with a lot of typical signup form fields, making the sign-up process easier (once it's popular, anyway).

It may be worth waiting a few months at least before implementing this, however, in case it doesn't catch on.

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