What is the point of these Internet Accounts in System Preferences?

Discussion in 'OS X Mavericks (10.9)' started by stanw, Feb 22, 2014.

  1. stanw macrumors 6502a

    Aug 29, 2007
    In System Preferences, there is an option to login to your Yahoo! and Aol email (I'm guessing these get downloaded into Mail) accounts, though there is also a Twitter, Facebook, Linkedin, Vimeo and Flickr account options. What are these for? There are no applications pre-installed on my Mac for these.

  2. FreakinEurekan macrumors 68040


    Sep 8, 2011
    Eureka Springs, Arkansas

    Also, quick updates from the Notification Center. If you have FaceBook & Twitter accounts set up, you can click the Notification Center icon and have a button at the top for a quick tweet or status update.

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