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So when you like something, it doesn't actually appear in friends' newsfeeds? Elaborations please.



It does - I think the OP is referring to all the open graph data you need to add to your page to have this functionality work properly.


Yup, the whole point of putting a `Like` button your page is so that site visitors can broadcast your page to their friends. However, to cause that broadcast to actually occur you have to put a bunch of Open Graph meta tags on your page and also (I think?) have a registered Facebook Application to go along with your site.

There's no place that's documented except for the developer forums.


> also (I think?) have a registered Facebook Application to go along with your site.

Can you please elaborate on this? I thought it was just the meta tags that were needed?


For what it's worth, it's only five lines of meta tags that are well documented.




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