Facebook Email To Friend Button Converts To Send Button [Private Sharing On Facebook]

Facebook has made some changes now to one of the widget which people were embedding on their websites or blogs, they have converted the email to friend widget to send button which can be now embedded to any website and then you can use this button to send that page link to any of your facebook friend on your account, or even send that page link to any email id.

“Send” button is similar to the look and feel of the Like button. Click on Send and a pop-up appears, allowing you to send that article or page to friends, groups or any email address. You can then add a message and send the page to friends’ inboxes or post it to a Group wall as shown in the snapshot below.


You can embed both facebook like and send button on your website or blog using single code, the Send button can be easily added to existing Like buttons or as a standalone feature. Developers currently using the XFBML Like button can include the send="true" attribute in their Like button code to generate a combined button, and those using an iFrame version of the Like button will need to upgrade to XFBML to display a Send button. The following code will generate a combined Like and Send button.

<div id="fb-root"></div>
<script src="http://connect.facebook.net/en_US/all.js#xfbml=1"></script>
<fb:like href="example.com" show_faces="true" width="450" send="true">

This facebook send button is part of handful of features to its existing facebook Groups product. Send button may lead to facebook Groups usage. People will be able to share a book review, movie review or any other page they want to specific people under a group. Lets see how this send button proves helpful for webmasters, ecommerce websites and to facebook users across the web to share links and information when all this will remain private.

The best thing about these send buttons is that anything you share or send via these buttons will remain private and will be known to the sender and recipient only Smile

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