In an effort to simplify and improve the flow of information to users walls, the "Like" button will now act like the former "Share" button on Facebook. Makes sense to morph the two into one as if I like something I likely will want my friends to know about it on my wall. Jason Neumann
Say goodbye to the Share button because the Like button is taking over.
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After months of updates to its Like button, Facebook has released an update that fundamentally changes the button’s functionality to that of a Share button. Now after hitting the Like button, a full story with a headline, blurb and thumbnail will be posted to your profile wall. You’ll also be given an option to comment on the story link. Previously, only a link to the story would appear in the recent activity, often going unnoticed by users.