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Facebook: Mobile Like Button Is Doing Well For Apps

Facebook: Mobile Like Button Is Doing Well For Apps

By Chris Crum December 3, 2014

At its f8 developer conference back in April, Facebook announced the mobile like button for apps, enabling people to like in-app content with a tap. Today, Facebook provided an update on its usage. The button was available for iOS initially, …

Facebook Gives New Buttons To Everyone Facebook Gives New Buttons To Everyone
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Back in the summer, Facebook launched embeddable posts. Last month, the company began rolling out new Like and Share buttons: Facebook has some news related to both of these announcements. Embeddable posts are now customizable. You can now set the …

Facebook Changes Up The 'Like' And 'Share' Buttons Facebook Changes Up The 'Like' And 'Share' Buttons
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Facebook is giving the Like and Share buttons a makeover, essentially making them bluer. Here’s what the buttons will soon look like on sites around the web: As pictured above, Facebook is also now giving webmasters the option to use …

Custom Facebook Actions Get Tied Into Like Actions Custom Facebook Actions Get Tied Into Like Actions

The Like button is synonymous with Facebook. It’s the social network’s defining feature. In the past year, people have moved away from the Like button in favor of custom actions. People can now “favorite” or “heart” content they like. Facebook …

Social Adoption Report: Facebook “Like” Still King, Google “+1″ On The Rise Social Adoption Report: Facebook “Like” Still King, Google “+1″ On The Rise
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According to new research, adoption of social plugins by top websites is up all around, but the Google +1 button is seeing the fastest growth. BrightEdge, an “enterprise SEO platform,” has analyzed month-over-month adoption trends of popular social plugins across …

Facebook’s Like Button Celebrates a Birthday Facebook’s Like Button Celebrates a Birthday
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One year ago, Facebook unleashed the Like Button to the internet community at the f8 conference.  The Like Button, of course, allows people to share third party content that they find interesting, funny or for which they have some sort …

Facebook Lets Site-Owners Target Content Based on Individual “Likes”
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Did you know you can publish content directly to people that click the "like" button on any piece of content on your site?

A recent post on the Facebook Developer blog discusses just that. "As part of Operation Developer Love, we are are continuing to update our documentation," said Facebook’s Ankur Pansari. "Recently, I was talking with some developers in New York, and they were surprised to learn that they could publish updates to people who have liked their Open Graph Pages."

More Opportunities To Gain Traffic From Facebook Likes
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Facebook continues to make changes that have implications for benefiting businesses and driving traffic. They have now launched three new updates to its Like button social plugin. First is the ability to like canvas URLs for Facebook apps that represent things like causes, movies, or other real world objects. Second is the ability to link a Like button to a Facebook Page. Third is the "box count" layout that displays the total number of likes above the button.

Can You Put a Dollar Amount on a Facebook Fan?

Facebook is bigger than anyone ever imagined it would be, and it’s not done growing. Businesses are finding more ways to use it to their benefit, and more people seem to be willing to get involved with brands on the social network.

What value would you place on a Facebook fan? Let us know.