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The New Facebook Like Button and a Look at Its History

28 Feb

Progressive Media Concepts - Social Media Marketing and Management Over the past few years, Facebook users have witnessed the evolution of the Like button. Recently, Facebook has announced that the Like button will be taking over the Share function of wall posts and fan pages. In the near future, whenever we like a link on Facebook, a post will be created on our personal walls. The post will include a brief summary of what we have liked, including a picture and a headline. The Share button takeover is being implemented in order to drive more traffic to outside websites. The only question remaining is will this effect how often people like something they see in their newsfeed. Currently, liking something is pretty much private to all of your friends, but soon liking a link will be made much more public.

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