“I wouldn’t have filed the case if we didn’t feel very confident in our position,” Melsheimer told me this morning as he was stepping off an airplane in Dallas. “This was a case that I liked, our firm liked, and I think we have a reasonable chance of winning.”
A sprinkling of Twitter users have posted screenshots about the new Like and Star buttons, but the company hasn’t made an official announcement about them.
The German government on Friday declared the Facebook “Like” button, which appears on countless websites accessible all over the world, in violation of the country’s strict privacy rights — and thus illegal.
Wait a second. Facebook is adding another button for sharing content? Well, yes — the company just announced that it’s now offering a Send button to publishers.
Ad network RadiumOne is following Facebook’s example as it tries to figure out whether viewers liked an ad.
Facebook is adding commenting, a much-requested feature to the “like” button it has spread across millions of sites.