Google Social Search rolled out in 2009, and how it works is similar to the way that the Bing “Friend Effect” works, in that Google will personalize your search results based on social connections. The big difference: Google does not have the Facebook data that Bing has.
Five ridiculous recent online stories.
More than 100,000 websites have added the Open Graph’s one-click-power-switch: the Facebook Like Button. Let’s look at a few of the more creative ways the Like Button is being used to share content.
A new site has been released, the first of many highlighting the power of Facebook’s new Social Plugins. The site LikeButton.me shows content from across the web being shared via Facebook.
Facebook has started rolling out a change to how the social network’s users interact with brand pages. What was wrong with being a Fan of a Page? Well, Facebook believes that the new verbiage is more lightweight.