What is a Facebook App? (Probably not what you tell people it is)

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What is a Facebook App? You’ll get different answers based on who you ask, but surely the most common answer — from most agencies and their clients — will still be something like, “an application that sits inside Facebook.” I’d like to suggest that it’s all about the open web (which these days more or […]

Bookmarklet: Get Facebook Likes, Shares and Comments for any URL

I’ve been trying to tell stories about Facebook’s Graph API, and what it means for advertisers. It’s not immediately easy. To help me, I’ve cobbled together a simple bookmarklet which pulls some very specific (but relevant to me) information from Facebook. I’ve never built a bookmarklet before (frankly, I lack the JavaScript nous.) Feel free […]