Social Networking Buttons

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Mar 26, 2011

Social Networking Buttons by tigris at 10:31 PM (1,303 Views / 0 Likes) 24 replies

  1. tigris
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    Member tigris Sentient Existential Anthropomorphic Sweet Potato

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    Everytime I see a good thread on GBAtemp i yearn for a Facebook/Twitter like button so I can say I genuinely like that post. Sites such as Kotaku have a Like button, but I acknowledge that they aren't forums.
    Even Twitter buttons - imagine I see a piece of news on the homepage (Portal?), possibly "3DS Hacked", etc. I can press the Tweet button or the Facebook share button to share my discovery.

    Imagine Thread "x" is about a new 3DS game, and forum member "xx" has posted a reply, I can like the reply on Facebook and on my news feed (for Facebook) it will appear that "I" have liked "GBAtemp - new 3DS Game - xx", and if I like the thread 'GBAtemp - new 3DS game', it will appear on Facebook that I have liked that.

    I'm curious to see how such an idea would work here on the 'temp; and maybe these buttons could determine where a thread appears, and replace/work with the star rating system (ie 58 likes vs 50 likes, thread with 58 likes appears at the top)
     


  2. Crystal the Glaceon

    Member Crystal the Glaceon GBAtemp Inkling™ Squishies~

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    No
    NO!
    NIEN!
    Nothing more would ruin this site than a link to those sites.
     
  3. tigris
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    Member tigris Sentient Existential Anthropomorphic Sweet Potato

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    I swear you're on Facebook. ¬_¬
     
  4. Crystal the Glaceon

    Member Crystal the Glaceon GBAtemp Inkling™ Squishies~

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    Not anymore, the account's still there (simply because I am too lazy to delete it) But I just made an account to see what everyone was talking about.
    Turns out the site is just a half assed sorry excuse for an upgraded Myspace.
    So I never logged back in [​IMG]
     
  5. Sausage Head

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    I agree on Catboy.

    Or maybe an option to turn them off/ to completely destroy any evidence linking to social networks

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    I need a like button for that post.
     
  6. Ikki

    Member Ikki GBATemp's grumpy panda.

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    The whole thumbs up/down idea was retarded since the beginning. If you want to share, copy and paste.

    I know I don't speak just for myself when I say I'm tired of seeing facebook buttons every-fucking-where
     
  7. ProtoKun7

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    I don't want this place ruined by Failbook buttons. [​IMG]
     
  8. mercluke

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    the new-style portal that was introduced for e3 last year already has like buttons for news posts
    LIEK MEH
    would it be so bad for that like button to add a post your your facebook wall like youtube does when you like a video?
     
  9. ProtoKun7

    Global Moderator ProtoKun7 GBAtemp Time Lord Regenerations: 3

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    Yes.
     
  10. Crystal the Glaceon

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    I know [​IMG] They are even on porn sites! I am not even kidding, I went to one and on the side of the videos there are now facebook "like" buttons and it really led to facebook! I was like o.O WTF is that doing there?
     
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    Might as well add a digg (lol) and reddit button.

    Also MySpace and all them shit social networking sites.
     
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    it's just too unnecessary, the Temp is just fine without the nonsense of goofy add ons
     
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    Wait, doesn't this defeat the purpose of this topic?
     
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    i don't see how...
    from your end the site would look 100% the same (as i said, the like/dislike buttons are already there)
    the only people that would notice would be people browsing facebook that see your status about it
     
  16. Bladexdsl

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    no them buttons are fucking annoying i hate them and they always pop open themselves and won't close. fuck facebook
     
  17. Narayan

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    no. i admit i'm on fb. but i'm like a ghost there. i seldom post stuff. sometimes i get into fights.
     
  18. dinofan01

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    In no way do I ever feel the need to share the information here with my IRL friends.If they were interested they would be here or I would tell them personally. I dont need to advertise my "nerdiness" to everyone.
     
  19. Sausage Head

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    The crap you are talking about is "Add This".
    That shit is the worst I've ever seen.
     
  20. tigris
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    Guys, these are unobtrusive and handy > http://developers.facebook.com/docs/reference/plugins/like/
    Every good blog has them, including mine, and they are really, really handy. One click, and you can tell everyone about the 3DS! Or lead them to an EOF argument; or send them to a topic blasting Pachter!
     

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