Facebook colonized the internet with its Like button that sees 10 billion views per day around the web. Now it’s getting a makeover for mobile alongside the launch of two new Save and Share Chrome extensions that let you capture content from any site.
Together, these updates should help fill the News Feed with news stories from around the web, and turn Facebook into a more full-fledged Read-It-Later service that competes with Pocket. By rooting itself deeper into people’s browsing habits, Facebook can ensure its value grows even when you’re elsewhere. And the new buttons should fuel ad targeting while pulling in more content for Facebook to show ads next to within the feed.
Getting more likable on mobile
Until now, the Facebook Like button actually lacked the iconic Thumbs Up…