If you’re not already “surveyed-out”, we’d appreciate your taking this short survey about Facebook. Yep, ANOTHER Facebook Survey: just what you need, right? I’m not going to go on and on about how THIS survey is better than any other you’ve ever taken. But I will tell you that you’ll be entering a drawing for a $25 Amazon Gift Card simply by submitting the survey (and including your email address, which is otherwise optional). And if that’s not enough incentive, has it occurred to you that by taking this Facebook survey, you might just be contributing to making the Web a better place? Yeah, I didn’t think so. So there’s still the chance of winning the gift card.
As of today, Facebook’s embedded posts feature is available to all Facebook users. This feature allows owners of Web properties (like WordPress Web sites and blogs) to embed Facebook posts into those properties.
One might think, “It’s about time,” since we’ve been able to embed tweets in our Web properties for a long time. But hey, better late than never, right?
Check out this post for a live example.
Darn those Facebook kids. As someone who is a member of several Facebook Groups and an administrator of a few, I didn’t like it when Facebook introduced the new format for Facebook Groups several months ago. In particular, I thought it was ridiculous that they dropped the Discussion feature in favor of Docs. Now they’re […]
When the owners of S&J’s Woodfired Pizza wanted to let their customers and fans know where their portable pizza oven was going to be and when, we could have installed one of many “event” plugins in their WordPress site. Instead, I decided to adapt and integrate a nifty little PHP/MySQL-based events-management system I developed years ago. Sometimes, using this kind of hybrid approach is a great way to extend a WordPress Web site.
Several clients whose sites utilize WordPress (those who have built Web sites under the Libra program as well as those who have WordPress blogs connected to their Web sites) have expressed interest in having blog entries published automatically to Facebook.
One way to encourage people to Join/Like your Facebook Fan Page is to embed a Facebook Fan Page widget in a page of your Web site! Here’s what Vicki Richardson (Lollipop Chef) and I did today: