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Facebookers Like The Idea Of A 'Sympathize' Button (Keep Waiting For 'Dislike')

The Huffington Post | Bianca Bosker | Posted 01.25.2014 | Technology

The long-coveted "dislike" button may never make its way Facebook. But a Facebook engineer said Thursday that the social network has informally experi...

Hey, You Look Different..

The Huffington Post | Posted 11.06.2013 | Technology

"Like" it or not, Facebook just made a big change. Facebook announced changes to their "Share" and "Like" buttons on Wednesday, the first time the ...

Clicking on Like Is the Most Antisocial Invention

Tom J. Hidvegi | Posted 09.16.2013 | Technology
Tom J. Hidvegi

What a great invention, some could say. Saves time and energy and effort. What it does not do is express that you really care. Oh, wait, do you really...

Unfriending FaceBook -- or 'I Don't Want to Smell Like Brad Pitt'

Maggie Van Ostrand | Posted 10.18.2013 | Comedy
Maggie Van Ostrand

I don't want to smell like Brad Pitt. He gets paid for saying he likes Chanel No. 5, I don't.

The Like Trail: What You Like on Facebook Says More Than You Know

Matthew Hutson | Posted 05.12.2013 | Technology
Matthew Hutson

Previous research has shown that basic demographic information (such as age, gender, and education level) can be guessed by looking at online profiles. But a new study goes much farther, documenting clues for intelligence, sexual orientation, and drug use.

Do You Want A Facebook 'Want' Button?

Reuters | Alexei Oreskovic | Posted 12.08.2012 | Technology

By Alexei Oreskovic SAN FRANCISCO (Reuters) - Facebook Inc is testing a feature that lets users of the social network create "wishlists...

Facebook 'Like' Button Replaced With 'Love I Never Got From My Parents' Button

James Napoli | Posted 08.26.2012 | Comedy
James Napoli

Some influential bloggers are reporting that Twitter will soon change the name of its popular retweet feature to 'They Were All Wrong About You.' This rumor has yet to be substantiated. Or favorited, for that matter.

Social Media Shows Divided Support for Paul Ryan's Budget Proposal

Andrew B. Einhorn | Posted 05.29.2012 | Politics
Andrew B. Einhorn

Before the budget proposal, Ryan regularly earned less than 50 new Facebook fans ('Likes') a day, hovering between an average of 30-40. March 20 saw an increase to over 300 new fans in one day, repeated on March 21. While an interesting trend, it's hardly sweeping support.

Do You Really Want Your Customers To "Like" You?

The Huffington Post | Rieva Lesonsky | Posted 03.22.2012 | Small Business

Including Facebook "like" and Twitter "tweet this" buttons on your website is widely considered a no-brainer -- a great way to encourage interaction w...

WATCH: You Must 'LIKE MAH STATUS'

Posted 12.17.2011 | Comedy

YouTuber Miles Jai has had about enough of you and your annoying status updates, fishing for Likes when all you really want is someone to tell you you...

Facebook 'Like' Button Declared Illegal In Germany

AP | By MELISSA EDDY | Posted 10.19.2011 | Technology

BERLIN (Associated Press)-- A German data protection authority is "unliking" Facebook's "Like" button. The state of Schleswig-Holstein's data prote...

Like-onomics: Do You Exist If You're Not on Facebook?

Gerit Quealy | Posted 08.29.2011 | Technology
Gerit Quealy

Imagine if Facebook crashed. How would we Like anything? How would we know what we Liked, or what was Likeable, or who we Liked, or who Liked us... and didn't Like us.

Google +1 Button Explained

The Huffington Post | Timothy Stenovec | Posted 08.08.2011 | Technology

Google has made its latest foray into social media with the launch of its +1 button, a tool that the search giant hopes will accomplish two feats: mak...

Facebook 'Like' Button Turns One Year Old

The Huffington Post | Catharine Smith | Posted 06.22.2011 | Technology

On April 21, Facebook celebrated the "Like" button's first birthday. They grow up so fast, don't they? It seems like only yesterday CEO Mark Zuc...

Foursquare Adds Facebook 'Like' Button To Venue Pages

mashable.com | 3 Minutes Ago Jennifer Van Grove 2 | Posted 05.25.2011 | Technology

This morning, Foursquare made a subtle but significant change to each and every venue page that could have major implications for business owners: the...

Facebook's Like Button: A Force Powerful Enough to Save Media from Google Search

Ben Elowitz | Posted 05.25.2011 | Technology
Ben Elowitz

Facebook has already established itself as the new rising force for serendipity, but this new Open Graph goes much farther. And for Google, that is very, very threatening.

Facebook Changes: The Ultimate Guide To The 10 Major Revamps--And What They Mean (PHOTOS)

Huffington Post | Catharine Smith | Posted 05.25.2011 | Technology

It's been a big week for Facebook. The site rolled out a new "Like" button, shuttered Facebook Lite, introduced "Community Pages," and announced a ...

Facebook 'Like Button' Replaces 'Become A Fan'

Posted 05.25.2011 | Technology

Facebook has unveiled a host of new features to its site, which include replacing the 'become a fan' terminology with a 'Like button,' launching 'Comm...

Facebook Comments Getting A "Like" Button

Huffington Post | Bianca Bosker | Posted 05.25.2011 | Technology

Love a snarky comment written in response to a status update ? Thrilled by a helpful suggestion offered on your Facebook wall? Facebook is adding a ...

Facebook Like Button Coming To The Entire Internet

techcrunch.com | Posted 05.25.2011 | Technology

One of the new features we've been hearing about is the extension of Facebook Connect and the Facebook API to allow publishers to add a "Like" button ...

Facebook Community Pages Won't Let You Personalize Your Interests

Huffington Post | Bianca Bosker | Posted 05.25.2011 | Technology

Facebook's latest round changes to the site have been criticized by users and tech pundits alike for reducing the amount of control people have over t...