Facebook has added a drop-down menu to the like button on pages that gives users who have liked those pages the options of adding those pages to interest lists, showing the likes in their news feeds, and unliking the pages.
Facebook is expanding well beyond the like button. First, there were reports of a want button. Now, multiple sources say that Facebook is launching a save for later option that would allow users to save their favorite posts for reading at a more opportune time.
Facebook wants users to belly up to the bar, as in the social plugin it debuted Thursday, the recommendations bar.
Just how much influence does Facebook wield over the Web? According to a study by Zyxt Labs, a lot. The Seattle-based lab studied roughly 1.3 billion URLs via Common Crawl and found that 22 percent of them reference Facebook.
You’ve seen those Facebook like buttons pretty much everywhere you surf the web. But just how widespread is Facebook integration? According to web monitoring service Pingdom, 24.3 percent of Alexa’s top 10,000 websites have some kind of official Facebook interaction.
According to published reports, Facebook will finally buckle to user pressure and roll out a hate button to go along with its like button, and the social network is also considering other buttons including meh, love, who cares, and +11. Oh, and, happy April Fool’s Day.
The community of wine connoisseurs at Snooth Media will soon get to taste a new vintage of the like button.