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Facebook like button

Unread post by salamanda » Fri Feb 14, 2014 7:25 pm

I'm not sure if we have been told about this; if so, please could someone direct me to the correct thread? I am wondering why every post is now embellished by the Facebook 'like' invitation. I really though I was safe from Facebook on this forum and I'm not sure what the advantage of being able to 'like' every post on the forum could be. I'm also not sure if it means that if someone 'likes' my post, it will suddenly appear somewhere else without my knowledge. And please reassure me that Facebook is not planting cookies on my hard drive and abstracting information . . . . I'm not technologically illiterate but I am technologically challenged . . . .

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Re: Facebook like button

Unread post by Hugh » Fri Feb 14, 2014 7:31 pm

I dont LIKE it either Salamanda
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Unread post by Stampajane » Fri Feb 14, 2014 7:39 pm

I am also curious

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Unread post by anne-marie » Fri Feb 14, 2014 7:47 pm

same here :lol:
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Unread post by dellac » Fri Feb 14, 2014 8:22 pm

And me :yaya:

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Unread post by gatita » Fri Feb 14, 2014 8:26 pm

me too :hmz:
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Unread post by Carol g » Fri Feb 14, 2014 10:04 pm

And me :hmz:
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Re: Facebook like button

Unread post by Carol g » Sat Feb 15, 2014 6:50 am

Won't someone please explain to us the reason for these aggravating blue Facebook thingys, they just don't suit our forums :doh:
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Unread post by threedogs » Sat Feb 15, 2014 7:13 am

I heartily agree. I use Facebook daily, but I do not see the Like button as appropriate here, particulary for every comment.
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Re: Facebook like button

Unread post by Meandering Mouse » Sat Feb 15, 2014 7:23 am

:lol: :lol: :lol: :lol: :lol:

No place to hide. :wink:

I have become so used to ignoring facebook buttons that I hardly noticed.

I suppose it is like many sites nowadays. It has become a part of our daily cybertalk.

I went onto an anti e-tag site recently, "liked it" and added my voice to the protest.

I seldom go onto facebook, so does this mean that if I press the like button that it will show on my facebook page?
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Re: Facebook like button

Unread post by Meandering Mouse » Sat Feb 15, 2014 7:36 am

Just another point of view.

I have been working on my own professional site. I absolutely did not want any twitter, facebook or any such cyber link.

I was told quite firmly by the designer that I was being short sighted and probably denying myself the best free marketing tool around. One click of the "like'' button brings in more exposure than I could imagine.

I was just a bit concerned about the dislike button. :hmz:

The person working on my site is still adamant that I include it.
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Re: Facebook like button

Unread post by DinkyBird » Sat Feb 15, 2014 7:53 am

I used it (the button) yesterday. What happens when one selects it is a link to the topic page you like the post on is placed on your facebook page. I will demonstrate here now by liking this post. Go to my profile, Dalene Preston, to see the result. I will make it public if I can. So all it is doing is saving me coping the url and pasting it on my profile.

I am excited about this development. :D
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Re: Facebook like button

Unread post by JenB » Sat Feb 15, 2014 7:57 am

A while back some members asked for a like button. :hmz:
See here.
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Re: Facebook like button

Unread post by salamanda » Sat Feb 15, 2014 8:06 am

JenB wrote:A while back some members asked for a like button. :hmz:
See here.


They asked for one next to photos as I understand it, not sure they expected to see one beside each post . . . . Also, I don't want like buttons next to my photos . . . although I guess the professional photographers on this forum might like to have them.

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Re: Facebook like button

Unread post by Stampajane » Sat Feb 15, 2014 8:35 am

I think a like button next to each post is a great idea enabling you to indicate if you like a particular post or photo without having to comment on it.
However not a Facebook like button, just a SANParks like button.


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