Google wants to give you another reason to join their social network, Google Plus: simple and secure sign-in around the web. A new application sign-in feature was added to the Google+ platform today, allowing developers to give their users the option of signing up or signing in with their Google account.

If you've ever signed up for a new account on the web, you are probably familiar with this type of authentication. Facebook and Twitter have similar features that let users connect their accounts to other websites or social networks, like