Facebook has made a huge move to expand its reach across the web. Now websites can display a Facebook “Like” or “Recommend this” button which Facebook users can click to recommend the site. When you visit a site your friends have visited your friends faces may be displayed showing that they like the site.
Okay, its a little creepy…
But imagine the power for churches. A newcomer visits a church website and on the sidebar there is a LIKE button and next to it a line saying “Three of your friends like this site” with their pictures displayed. Also, now when we go to a fan page it shows both the number of people who “like” it AND the number of my friends who “like” it.
Here are a few examples with #s as of this post.
Church webmasters can learn more about this feature on the Facebook Developer site at
Read more about Facebook global domination on this official Facebook Blog post.