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Facebook Platform Update: subscriptions, search, notifications

Developers can now request permission to access lists of users’ subscribers and who they subscribe to via the Graph API. Facebook announced this and a few other changes in a blog post Wednesday. With read permissions for subscriptions, apps can … Continue reading

Facebook gaining edge with journalists using subscribe

Facebook’s heavy push of the subscribe feature has apparently paid off as thousands of journalists enabled subscribers after its launch in September, according to a note on the Journalists + Facebook page. The social network’s outreach among public figures and … Continue reading

Facebook roundup: subscribe, SOPA, online video, Koobface, MTV, more

Featured page owners get subscribe button – Fans can now more easily subscribe to Facebook page admins who make themselves visible as “Page Owners.” Facebook added a subscribe button to this featured section of pages on Friday. This only applies … Continue reading

Facebook: A Year in Review

Facebook’s “Move fast and break things” mantra was put into action again this year as the company overhauled a number of its products, introduced many new features and eliminated old functionality. Here is a month-by-month review of changes that most … Continue reading

Study: Twitter Beats Facebook for Media Attention in 2011

Facebook was the second most-covered social site of the year with about 45% of all media hits, according to a report by HighBeam Research. Twitter was the media darling this year, earning nearly half of all the combined social media attention … Continue reading

Facebook’s Subscribe Button for Websites is Now Live

Less than a day after announcing it was introducing a version of its “Subscribe” button for websites, Facebook has taken the new feature live. According to a post on the Facebook developer blog, the new button has the same functionality … Continue reading

Facebook to Enable Subscribing to User Profiles from Websites

Facebook has announced its creating a version of its “Subscribe” button for websites, building on top of their launch a few months ago on user profile pages. The new Subscribe button will allow visitors to a website to subscribe to … Continue reading

Facebook Adds User Subscription Recommendations Based on Page Likes

Facebook is now promoting its new Subscriptions feature by recommending people to follow based on the Pages users have Liked. For example, the screenshot below shows recommendations for a user “because you like [the Page] ‘Facebook + Journalists.’” The people … Continue reading

Facebook Adds Subscribe Button to Comments Box Plugin to Increase Civility, Subscribers

Facebook is giving users another way to add Subscribers to their public updates by introducing a Subscribe button beside commenter names in its Comments Box social plugin. The move ties two products that already work separately to promote public discussion, … Continue reading

How to Create a Facebook Subscribe Widget for Your Website

Last month Facebook launched the Subscribe feature that lets users select to receive the public updates of people they’re not friends with, similar to following someone on Twitter. However, Facebook has not released an official Subscribe widget or badge that … Continue reading