The Answer to Facebook’s Universal “Like” Button: OpenDislike

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Last week, Facebook unveiled its universal “like” button, furthering its goal of world domination in the process. Thus, it was inevitable that someone, somewhere would develop the universal “dislike” button. OpenDislike.org, which is powered by German identity manager yiid.com, is really more proof of concept than something that is ever likely to be largely used or integrated, however. OpenDislike is …

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 …

Facebook “Likes” World Domination

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Facebook will host its F8 developer conference this Wednesday, announcing plans to spread its roots through the web. Those plans include a web-wide “Like” button and a social toolbar to be placed at the bottom of your website, reports the NYTimes. It’s all part of Facebook’s plan to follow you around the web, and perhaps avoid the same fate as …

It’s Official: Cats Love iPads [VIDEO]

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Love it or hate it, the iPad is definitely the kind of device that opens up new possibilities, ones you probably didn’t think of when it was first launched. Now that it’s present in several hundred thousand homes, it reached a new and unexpected user base: cats. What, you thought that the iPad’s touch screen can only be used by …