Facebook Tests “Like Page” Button on Desktop

    September 20, 2012
    Josh Wolford

Facebook is always trying to come up with ways to promote pages, and they may be testing a feature that was recently added to mobile on desktop.

Earlier this summer, Facebook added a giant “Like Page” button to some posts on their iOS app. Let’s say your friend shared a post from Radiohead. Under that shared post, you may see a long “like” button that allows you to quickly like Radiohead’s page without ever leaving your news feed.

The big “like” button also appears when a friend (or another page you follow) tags another page in a post:

That’s what it looks like on the iOS app. Now, Facebook looks to be testing a similar feature on desktop, allowing users to like pages from the news feed.

It looks a bit different in this test:

Has anyone else seen this new “Like Page” feature on their desktop news feed?

[via AllFacebook]


Josh Wolford
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