All posts tagged #social-media

SiteSummary: An API for social media data

The 2.2 update of Simple Sharing Buttons Generator, a tool that lets you add sharing buttons to your website without loading tons of unnecessary code, introduced a nice little feature: After filling out the URL, clicking the “magic wand” icon would automatically fetch the basic information about the website – title, description, associated Twitter handle and...

Make your own social media sharing buttons

So you just finished your very first web app and you’d like to let other people share it on Twitter, Facebook, Pinterest or any other social network they use. This is really easy to do — most social media websites provide a code you can put on your website that takes care of everything for you. But you might be concerned about performance — typically...