Facebook Social Plugins Explained


Facebook shared this on their Page this week. It clearly conveys how the new social plugins work and is worth a look if you haven’t seen it yet. I like to think of the social plug-ins as Amazon recommendations with the added benefit of knowing your friends’ “likes” too….and can be added to any website. Additionally, social plug-ins bring more of a users’ friends into that user’s buying and consuming decision-making. Despite the privacy debacle surrounding the launch of these, social plug-ins which Facebook attributes to “instant personalization” do have significant benefits for the web experience.

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Helen Todd

Helen Todd is the co-founder and CEO of Sociality Squared, a full service social media agency based in New York City since 2010 who understands the magic of people coming together around what they value and love. Helen is an award-winning marketer, international speaker, and also an advisor and speaker for SXSW Interactive. Helen holds a Master's degree in Integrated Marketing Communications from Emerson College.