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Offline Kindred

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Facebook Connect
« on: April 26, 2011, 05:51:27 PM »
So, I have installed a Facebook connect application to the forum here...

I allows you to do the standard "like" and "Share" but has some additional features as well.

Let me know what you think of it.

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Re: Facebook Connect
« Reply #1 on: April 27, 2011, 06:22:48 AM »
Before I mess with it, what does it do? Change my posts here to my FB identity or have both my screen-name and FB identity at the same time? I am happy to have one ID associated with the forum but I'd rather not have both on display.

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Re: Facebook Connect
« Reply #2 on: April 27, 2011, 09:23:15 AM »
So, what it does is, like any FB app/game - it associates your FB account with this forum account.

If you wonder how others see your account after you connect, look at mine: it is currently connected.
(You can see it in my profile)

Once you connect, you have the option to share links and recommend/like threads.

Also:
post directly to your FB feed
invite friends
share the site
convert your forum avatar to import your FB avatar
view/post to FB live stream
see who has recommended the site and pages (and make your own)

view FB stuff form inside the forum:
Friends
Pages
Albums
Groups
Links
Notes
Events

there are also some settings in your profile
Enable Post To Wall prompt when logging in with Facebook Connect: Facebook Profile Badges
Show Facebook Profile Badge in Profile:
Show Facebook Profile Badge With Signiture In Post:


for new users, they can semi-automatically set up a user account on the forum using their FB login.

And finally... if you don't like it, there is a "disassociate" link in the profile which turns OFF the connect.