Posts tagged Facebook

The new world of social media commenting

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A website used to be a business card in the beginning… then you could find some web apps (especially e-com sites) that “did something”.

On today’s internet social media has taken off. Most sites that offer up content in one form or another (like sports commentary, news sites, blogs, etc…) tend to want your participation. It’s in the interest of most site owners to somehow spark a conversation on a news article in order to keep you coming back.

I personally find some of the conversations on tech and sports blogs/sites to be quite engaging.

However, I’ve become a bit annoyed at some of these sites. Primary reason? Because they still require me to “sign up” to their site in order to comment.
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Facebook "Like Box" options

Manually tweeking your Facebook Like Box

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This evening I had a particular little bug come up with the normally simple task of creating and embedding a “Facebook Like Box” and thought I’d jot down a few words on it.

I was using Facebook’s options to customize a “Like Box” for a Facebook Page that I was then going to embed into a new website. All was well, I’d change the options and the preview would change accordingly.
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