Facebook on a mission against like-baiting posts

Tuesday, April 15th, 2014
 
You may have noticed your friend sharing a post on Facebook that encourages readers to click Like or share it to your news feed. These posts are called “like-baiting,” which has littered the news feed and Facebook is doing something about it. “The improvement we are making today better detects these stories and helps ensure that they are not shown more prominently in News Feed than more relevant
 

Developer Stumbles Upon Facebook’s “Want” Button

Friday, June 29th, 2012
 
A Facebook developer claims that he spotted something new within the latest version of Facebook’s software development kit (SDK). According to Tom Waddington, the highly-popular social network may be working on a new “Want” button, which will function similarly to the very familiar “Like” button. Waddington even managed to incorporate the code into his own website, revealing the ̶