A free browser plugin launching tomorrow promises to put a more powerful search bar onto your Facebook homepage. Sociabell promises to scour the entire web in addition to the social network, plus the ability to share search results with friends.
With 33 percent of female and 52 percent of male Facebook profiles completely visible to the public, most people remain unaware of the full extent of privacy settings available, let alone how to find and use them.
Monetate urges retailers to allow shoppers to log in via Facebook: 75 percent of online transactions that are launched but not completed fail because users abandon their online shopping carts.
Video-sharing site Izlesene has grown its user base 16-fold after upgrading to Facebook’s open graph actions.
Samsonite launched a clever contest and application using Facebook’s plugins on the luggage brand’s website, called Around the World in 80 Clicks.
Students spend enough time on Facebook, so they might as well be able to pay their bills while they’re on the social network. That’s the thinking behind SmartClick, a payment interface that incorporates Facebook plugins.
Facebook appears to be testing modifications to its link-sharing plugin for websites, to encourage people to share links multiple times.
Could open graph actions rocket your business into another dimension? It’s hard to know, because it’s so new that we don’t even know how to think about it.
A fully integrated purchasing system that doesn’t require buyers to leave Facebook at all? That’s the ticket for Ticketfly.
Facebook officially debuted a subscribe button for websites, working essentially like the like plugin does, but pulling public posts from profiles rather than pages on the social network.