[foaf-protocols] FOAF Like
melvincarvalho at gmail.com
Thu Sep 30 01:59:01 CEST 2010
On 27 September 2010 14:43, Henry Story <henry.story at bblfish.net> wrote:
> On 27 Sep 2010, at 14:37, Melvin Carvalho wrote:
>> On 27 September 2010 14:26, Henry Story <henry.story at bblfish.net> wrote:
>>> On 27 Sep 2010, at 14:04, Melvin Carvalho wrote:
>>>> What do you think?
>>> Icons are very difficult to put together.
>>> What are you trying to express here? There are a lot of elements
>>> in this icon: the foaf logo, a smile on one of the foaf icons, a
>>> thumbs up.
>>> Is that to say a friend of a friend likes it? Or that
>>> by liking it you will tell a foaf to like it? Or...
>> Just a FOAF version of the OGP like concept.
> What is the OGP like concept?
>> WebID version of course a good idea too.
> Why does either WebID or foaf need to be tied into the concept of "like"?
The button, which launched in April at f8, Facebook’s developer
conference, is now present on roughly 2 million sites around the web,
from sports sites to news organizations and many other kinds of
The Facebook “Like” button, however, might be bringing Facebook closer
to competing with Twitter in the area of referral traffic, though.
Since the button launched and was integrated on millions of sites,
many publishers are reporting large increases in traffic specifically
due to this kind of social plugin. ABC News reported a 190% increase;
Gawker’s traffic shot up by 200%; Sporting News said their site
traffic was up by a shocking 500%; and NBA.com said that Facebook had
become their second-largest referral source.
> Social Web Architect
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