At their f8 conference, Facebook announced a number of new features and changes. This deck walks through a few of those announcements, including changes to the Like button, the Open Graph, social plugins, and data permissions.
The Social Web
Mark Zuckerberg, CEO of Facebook:
“We are making it so all websites
can work together to build a more
comprehensive map of connections and
create better, more social experiences
“We are building
a Web where the
default is social.”
The Like Button
“Become a Fan” is now “Like”
- Dynamic Size
- Users Add Comments
3. Open Graph Protocol
- Pages In More Places
- Publish Stream Stories
The Open Graph
The Open Graph is designed for web pages
representing profiles of real-world things:
The Open Graph
Based on the data you provide the Open Graph,
your pages show up richly across Facebook:
Like Button: Lets users share pages back
to their Facebook profile with one click.
Recommendations: Gives users
suggestions for pages they might like.
Login with Faces: Shows profile pictures
of user's friends who already signed up.
Comments: Lets users comment
on any piece of content.
Activity Feed: Shows users what their
friends are doing with likes & comments.
Like Box: Enables users to like a
Facebook Page & view its stream.
Facepile: Shows profile pictures of user's
friends who have already signed up.
Live Stream: Lets users share &
comments in real-time.
Code: Add social plugins to any site with
just one line of HTML.
Data: No data is shared with sites on
which they appear.
Privacy: Users have the same control
over what they can see and share as they
already have on Facebook
Permission: All requests for permission
are now combined into a single window.