Today is Valentines, and it seems appropriate to mention the Like and Share buttons from Facebook are viewed over 22 billion times daily across more than 7.5 million websites. Like and Share are important drivers of Facebook referral traffic, which is larger than all other social networks combined according to a recent Shareaholic report.
Now, they are introducing a new design for both Like and Share to help people share more great content across the web. We’re already seeing a favorable increase in Likes and Shares with the new design and will be rolling these buttons out to everyone in the coming weeks. If you are currently using the old Like button, you’ll be automatically upgraded to the new design as part of their roll out. They’ve also made it easy for you to include the Like and Share buttons side by side and the Share button by itself:
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