Quick read: Facebook launches a new plugin for sharing content more exclusively – introducing the "Send" button.
The constantly-evolving Facebook platform launched another enhancement today with the announcement of a new "Send" button. Different from the "Like" button that feeds a status update to your news feed for all friends to see, the new "Send" button will give you the option of sharing content in a more intimate, exclusive manner. For example, if you click on the "Send" button, you will be able to share content via a private message with particular friends or groups.
Here's how Facebook explains this social media tool:
The Send Button allows your users to easily send your content to their friends. People will have the option to send your URL in an inbox message to their Facebook friends, to the group wall of any Facebook group they are a member of, and as an email to any email address. While the Like Button allows users to share your 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. You can specify what is shown for the title, image, and description by using Open Graph meta tags.
In addition, Facebook is relaunching Groups with extended features and hoping you'll be integrating those groups more and more into your daily Facebook experience.
CONTENT: New Facebook "Send" button, extended Groups
TAG CLOUD: Facebook, send, like, groups, social media
PUB DATE: 25 April, 2011
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