Facebook Faceoff: “Like” vs. “Become a Fan”

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A month ago, Facebook began phasing out the Facebook Fan Page, changing the action of “becoming a fan” to “liking.” The change was part of a broader plan to spread the Like button across the web and to lower the barrier for users to become connected with brands. Not everyone “likes” Facebook’s small but important wording change, though. Now that …

Facebook’s New Social Plugins: 50,000+ Websites in One Week

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Phase one of Facebook’s strategy for world domination: complete. Facebook has announced that over 50,000 websites have integrated Facebook’s new social plugins in just one week. The plugins are a core component of the company’s new Open Graph initiative. Last week, Facebook launched the Open Graph API and social plugins during its F8 conference in San Francisco. The complex protocol …