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
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.