Facebook Deploys Visually Enhanced Share And Like Button To Drive More Traffic

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Social Networking portal Facebook, which allows link sharing and whose iconic Like Button has created an internet frenzy, has opted for a visual revamp of its ‘Share’ and ‘Like’ buttons.After hinting at the visual enhancements for a couple of weeks, Facebook has finally released the tweaked Share and Like buttons. These buttons are present not only on the Social Portal, but pretty much anywhere...
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Twitter Is Testing A ‘Like’ Button. Is It Really Needed?

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The fact that Facebook has managed to change the meaning and context of the English word ‘Like’ must be a bitter pill to swallow for English purists. Now it seems Twitter is also looking to test a ‘Like’ feature on the micro-blogging service. Although there is no official confirmation regarding the feature travelling towards an official release, it seems to be something Twitter is seriously...
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Twitter Broadens Its Reach, Launches Follow Button

Twitter has launched a Follow button, enabling users to subscribe to the Twitter feeds of companies and individuals directly from their websites with a single click. Twitter is launching the button over 50 high profile websites, including IMDb, MTV.com, Lady Gaga’s site, Jennifer Lopez’s site, and others.Various social websites are trying to expand their reach by launching individual buttons....
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Google +1 Button For Websites Coming Soon!

When Google had launched the +1 button back in March, the company had announced that soon webmasters and publishers would be allowed to use the button on their websites as well, just as do with the Facebook Like button. But, within hours Yvo Schaap had broken down the code and showed us that the button was there to be used. Needless to say, Google fixed the glitch much faster than Schaap could locate...
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Facebook Launches Send Button, Improves Groups To Facilitate Private Sharing

Facebook has always being criticized for being too open. And, why wouldn’t it, when it has a founder and CEO evangelises the openness of the internet. But, the social network has evolved with time and in the recent months they have launched features and products which facilitate private interaction. The major changes came in the form of Messages and new Groups. Now, Facebook is taking a step...
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Facebook To Trademark The Word ‘Face’ Soon?

Facebook’s long time dream to get a trademark on the word ‘Face’ is one step closer to its realization. The U.S. Patent and Trademark Office has given the notice of allowance to the social networking giant for the trademark on the word when used in the context of online chat rooms or bulletin boards. It was in December 2005 when Facebook first filed for the trademark. By that time, it was just...
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Social Search Through Facebook & Bing – Google Concerned?

Facebook has been making some major announcements these days from tying up with Skype to high resolution photos and bulk tagging. It has not been a smooth ride either with the social network receiving a lot of flak for its new and improved Facebook Groups. Facebook has not been deterred by this and has now tied up with Bing to give social search a whole new meaning.Do you “Like” Bing? This...
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Facebook Looks To Rule The Web With Location, Apps & Credits!

For a while now we have seen Facebook gain on Google in terms of usage statistics, and more recently overtake it as well (in the US atleast). In late 2009, it was named the most popular content sharing site. Yes..Facebook..Not Digg, Reddit or StumbleUpon! FaceBook is having it’s annual developer conference – f8 on 21st April 2010. And as expected there seems to be plenty of action and speculation in...
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