2 Million Sites Have Added Facebook’s Social Plugins Since f8

That's 2 Million Sites in 5 Months

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Today at the Web 2.0 Expo, Facebook announced that in the five months since f8, the company’s developer conference where it unleashed its Open Graph initiative and social plugins, nearly 2 million websites have added social plugins. Facebook tells WebProNews, major sites in the media, sports, entertainment and commerce industries that have added social plugins, include:

– Media: WSJ.com, WashingtonPost.com, Gawker blogs, CNN, Bloomberg, FORTUNE, Fox News Channel, and Daily Beast

– Sports: ESPN.com, NHL.com, NBA.com, FIFA, Bleacher Report, SportingNews.com

– Entertainment: ABC.com, CBS.com, IGN.com, Dailymotion, IMDb, Univision

– Commerce: Levis.com, Urban Outfitters, Sephora, Amazon, Borders.com, TheFind.com, GroupOn, eBay, Zappos, and Gilt Groupe 

Facebook's Open Graph

Facebook has made a couple of additional instant personalization partnership announcements recently, including integrations with Scribd and Rotten Tomatoes

Facebook COO Sheryl Sandberg says that in the future, all media will be personalized. This seems a little more likely than her claim that email is on its way out. 

On site, Facebook has increased the number of ads displayed in various areas of the site from three to four, according to Josh Constine at InsideFacebook. 

2 Million Sites Have Added Facebook’s Social Plugins Since f8
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    It’s good I can market anything through the use of social networking sites such as Facebook.

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    As a Website Designer and Marketer for my clients, I know first hand how powerful Facebook is as a Social Media Tool to help one to get more exposure to their business! I am very happy to see that Facebook is providing more avenues for businesses to capitalize on Facebook’s popularity and Social Media frenzy! =)

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  • Guest

    It is obvious that Facebook has taken over the world without even trying. It isn’t the “big brother” of Orwell’s book, but it’s close. We can live without search – but not without social connection. And if search does go away, we can always seach using our social network!

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