The like button
was introduced in 2009 along with the
6 ( ANI ): Facebook 'likes' are automatically being added to web pages even if a user has not clicked a like button
, or even visited the page in question, it has been revealed.
The Like button
lets users share pages from your site back to their Facebook profile with one click.
According to the Daily Mail, celebrities, organizations and brands all vie for fans to show their support by clicking the Like button
Likes will only be shared when a person takes the explicit action of clicking the Like button, giving shoppers complete control over what is shared with friends.
As with other instances of the like button, when a shopper likes a brand, that brand can publish updates and deals directly to the shopper's News Feed, spreading what is being dubbed "Like Love.
The Like button provides a lightweight way to endorse items across the web, providing value to both consumers and retailers," said Siva Kumar, CEO of TheFind.
Facebook's like button
appears next to many different types of content on the site, which when clicked by someone results in the announcement to be posted on his or her profile saying that the user likes that piece of content, and over 3 billion likes and comments are registered the same way on the website, the paper said.
Make it official with our prominently featured Facebook Like button integration
com, by utilizing the one-click Like button, powered by Facebook.
Homepage integration of the Facebook Like button for Slate.