LibraryThing’s Mike Topper has just pushed a big change in how members share their LibraryThing news on Facebook. The change—integrating into Facebook’s Open Graph structure—makes the things you share more visible to your friends and integrates them more cleanly into your Facebook timeline.
If you haven’t already, connect your LibraryThing account to Facebook on the Sites/apps page (and be sure to say “yes” when Facebook asks if you want to grant us permission). Please note: LibraryThing never shares with Facebook without your explicit consent.
There are various places you can share, usually marked with the “share” icon (). Sharing is always available at the top right of the site. We also enable members to share to Twitter.
Here’s what the new sharing action for reviews looks like from within Facebook.
Facebook will also aggregate multiple instances of an action together and display that to your friends.
Adding a book
Adding a book to a collection
Adding a book to your wishlist
Rating a book
We’ll be rolling out more of these types of actions moving forward, so stay tuned.
Come talk about this and Facebook sharing generally on Talk: New Features
Many thanks to the members of the Board for Extreme Thing Advances who helped us out with testing these changes.