All Posts Tagged Tag: ‘social plugins’

If You Use Facebook’s Like Box Plugin, You Need To Switch To The Page Plugin

Update: A spokesperson for Facebook offers some clarity on this: If a website uses the Like Box today, it will not stop working on June 23 — instead it will become the Page Plugin. We recommend that site owners upgrade their code to the new SDK and Graph API, as this will allow them to take advantage of the newest …

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Facebook Takes Issue With Part Of Child Privacy Law

Websites that are collecting information from children under the age of thirteen are required to comply with the Children’s Online Privacy Protection Act (COPPA). Facebook is concerned with COPPA, in how it relates to plug-ins, like the company’s ever-popular “Like” button. The company sent a 20-page letter to the FTC last week (hat tip: Business Insider), seeking changes to the …

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Facebook Launches A New Social Plugin For Shared Activity

Facebook announced today that it is launching a new social plugin called Shared Activity. With the plugin, developers can give people a way to control the activity they share to Facebook from their web apps. “The plugin provides a simple solution for implementing the user controls required when working with Open Graph built-in actions,” explains Facebook’s Andrew Chen. “From the …

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