With Facebook transforming into the alter ego of every tech-savvy on this planet…the staggering 1 billion user figure and a collage entailing integration of 7 million websites bears ample testimony to the colossal popularity of this avant-garde, courtesy Mark Zuckerberg. It won’t be a hyperbole to state that Facebook is the numero-uno among a myriad nunmber of social networking websites. While every developer wants to jump on this bandwagon to create applications and games, there are a legion of tutorial websites sharing the tips and tricks on Facebook evolving API. For the assistance in Facebook application development, it is feasible alright to use snippets from online websites but if you are developing a complex application or game, stand alone snippets won’t take you far. On top of that, you have an ever evolving Facebook API which makes development more cumbersome.
If you are an avid "Facebooker" and love to check facebook updates every five seconds, then this light weight and glossy "Facebook Desktop" software/app is made for you. Of course it has its advantage like you don't have to peep into your browser every now and then to check your updates and there are no unwanted Facebook ads. Facebook Desktop is freely available for all three desktop platforms - Linux, Windows and Mac OS.
Facebook Like button provides user with the option to interact with (Like) your webpage and share it with their friends. You can easily set this up for your website.
With the launch of Facebook's New Graph API now you can add a variety of social plugins to your website with just one or two lines of HTML code. These social plugins by Facebook can really help you to promote your website or blog virally.
When user interacts with one of these social widgets on your website this activity gets listed in their Facebook News Feed or appears on their Facebook Wall. This is shared among friends of that particular user and the whole cycle just keeps on repeating itself eventually driving more traffic to your website. Plus these widgets give a more personalized experience to your users.
The new Facebook Social Plugins are listed below -