Would you like to see more of your content shared on Facebook? How other bloggers make it easy for people to share your site or blog content on Facebook? Some people use the Facebook Like Button, others the Facebook Recommendations Box or any other Facebook plugin.But how do you know what will work best for you?
Here are All Facebook Social Plugins Available on Facebook Developers Page:
You will find this plugin in most of the blogs. Almost everyone on this plane has a facebook account so why not to use it to drive some traffic to your site.What is Like Button? The Like button lets a user share your content with friends on Facebook. Facebook Likes are tied to URLs. This plugin provides full URL of the article to the Facebook module, which effectively means that each of your article containing this tag will start a separate like. When the user clicks the Like button on your site, an article appears in the user’s friends’ News Feed with a link back to your website.You can customize the look of your like button by changing layout style, width, colours and font style.
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The Send Button allows users to easily send content to their friends. Visitors will have the option to send your URL in a message to their Facebook friends, to the group wall of one of their Facebook groups, and as an email to any email address. While the Like Button allows users to share content with all of their friends, the Send Button allows them to send a private message to just a few friends.The message will include a link to the URL specified in the send button, along with a title, image, and short description of the link. With send button you can only change color scheme and fonts type.
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The Follow button lets a user follow your public updates on Facebook.If you choose to allow public followers, then those people will only see the content you share that is marked public. On the other hand, you will never be able to see your public followers updates unless they allow public subscribers to follow their profile and you subsrcibe to them.
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Comments Box is a social plugin that enables user commenting on your site.People can directly comment on blog posts through their facebook accounts. They can also share what they have commented to their facebook page . “post to facebook” function allows user to post their comments to facebook account.
The Activity Feed plugin displays the most interesting recent activity happening on your blog.It displays stories when users interact with content on your site, such as like, watch, read, play or any custom action.If someone logged into Facebook and landed on your site, they will able to see recent activities of their Facebook friends.If the user is logged out, the activity feed will show recommendations from across your site, and give the user the option to log in to Facebook.
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The Recommendations Box shows personalized recommendations to your users, whether or not the user has logged into your site. It appears in the sidebar of your website.For a logged in Facebook user, the plugin will give preference to and highlight objects his/her friends have interacted with.
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This is sort of a popup box that is shown to readers of your blog post as they scroll down your post.The expanded view will show the user a social recommendation of the next article to read on your site.It allows users to like content, get recommendations, and share what they’re reading with their friends.
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This is a good way to promote your Facebook page to your readers by displaying a Facebook like box on the sidebar of the blog.It’s easy way to attract and gain Likes from their own website. The Like Box enables users to:
-See how many users already like this Page, and which of their friends like it too
-Read recent posts from the Page
-Like the Page with one click, without needing to visit the Page
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The Login Button shows profile pictures of the user’s friends who have already signed up for your site in addition to a login button.It is the most common and accepted button most people will feel “comfortable” using.
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Facebook registration plugin enables users to register for a website regardless if they have Facebook account or not. However, if they have a Facebook account the registration form will be automatically prefilled with the user information from their Facebook account.The plugin is a simple iframe that you can drop into your page.Two advantages of using a registration plugin as opposed to simple “Login with Facebook” buttons is that you can request information from users and that users don’t need a Facebook account to register for our site.
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The Facebook Facepile social plugin is very simple. It displays the profile pictures of everyone who has signed up to your site.
All these plugins are helpful in driving great traffic to your blog. I hope this post will help you to choose one. What are your favourite social polugins? Share it with us.