In 2010, TechCrunch broke the news that Facebook was going to release a “Like” button for the whole darn Internet. Now, TechCrunch has learned Facebook is considering a “Hate” button as well.
According to Facebook’s S-1 filing, users are now generating 2.7 billion Likes and Comments per day. With the Hate button, Facebook expects to at least double that. The S-1 noted “popular Pages on… → Read More
Yesterday, we noted that Google quietly rolled out their +1 Button Chrome extension a couple days ago. It’s more powerful than it may seem because you can now easily +1 any page you’re browsing on the web regardless of if the owner of that content placed a button on their site. Just imagine if Facebook has such a extension for their Like Button.. Actually, you don’t have to imagine.
“The concept of “liking” things is very old, likely older than the words we use to describe it…”
– Facebook Engineer Andrew Bosworth
We can’t get enough of Quora these days, basically because it connects people who have information to people who need it, and especially to those that didn’t think they needed it. One of the things you thought you didn’t need to know? That the Facebook “Like”… → Read More
Though it has only been out for a few months, it seems as if Facebook’s Like button is all over the web. And despite some initial backlash, a lot of people seem to like it (see what I did there?). It now appears that Facebook may already be testing a new version of the Like button.
As you can see in the screenshots in this post, the Like button now has the like count on the right side of the… → Read More