Google’s +1 button, a rival to Facebook ‘Like’

Posted by Diya on June 2, 2011 in Google,How To

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Google recently launched the +1 button for the whole web which can be used to recommend content to your friends. Earlier this button was only available for google search results but now google has expanded it for webmasters to embed the button on their site.+1 button
Using +1 button now you can recommend any article, recipe, news or video directly to your friends by clicking the +1 button for that article. If you friends search web for similar stuff they will be shown your recommendations. This new button is launched to compete with facebook’s ‘Like‘ button which has a remarkable presence over majority of websites. Google also stated that ” To see recommendations from your friends and contacts in Google search , make sure you’re signed into your google account.

Webmasters who want to embed +1 button on their website google has provided a very simple interface wherein you can create +1 button of different sizes, grab the related code and put it on your website. Check here how to embed +1 button on your website.
Still have more questions about +1 button? Check detailed section to understand completely about +1 feature.

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