Facebook's Got A Like Button Add-On For Chrome

A Facebook like button has been available as an add-on to Chrome for two months, without any formal announcement of it by either of the two respective companies.

A Facebook like button has been available as an add-on to Chrome for two months, albeit without any formal announcement by either of the two respective companies.

TechCrunch just discovered this extension for Google’s browser today, which explains why the number of downloads remains a three digit number as of this writing.

This free download lets you like any web page, share content and commentary with Facebook friends and see how many other people have liked the material.

Once you install the extension, it appears to the right of the address field on Chrome’s toolbar, and as an option in the right-click menu.

Our esteemed sibling, Inside Facebook, astutely asks whether Facebook might play up the plug-in at the F8 developer conference on September 22, but suggests that the button needs refinement. Click here to read more.