Facebook Pushes 'Like' Button to Many Sites

Posted: April 25, 2010 in Business, Computer, Social Media
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Facebook is set to dramatically increase its presence on the Web by syndicating its well-known “Like” button to numerous third party sites. Speaking during the keynote address today at the social site’s f8 conference, CEO Mark Zuckerberg said his Palo Alto, CA-based company has been working with 75 partners and plans to quickly proliferate the button on their sites. By doing so it will extend user profiles and Facebook’s own brand to destinations such as Pandora.com and NYTimes.com.

“When we launch later today, we expect we’ll serve 1 billion Like buttons on the Web within 24 hours,” Zuckerberg said. [read]

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