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Facebook social plug-in thingy

Discussion in 'Sorcerous Sundries' started by Master of Nuhn, Nov 18, 2013.

  1. Master of Nuhn

    Master of Nuhn Wear it like a crown Veteran Pillars of Eternity SP Immortalizer (for helping immortalize Sorcerer's Place in the game!) Torment: Tides of Numenera SP Immortalizer (for helping immortalize Sorcerer's Place in the game!)

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    Hey! Just wondering.

    On the SP main page, there's this facebook plug-in thing that tells me... well, I'm not exactly sure what. And that's my question.

    The people shown in it, are those the people who just logged in to facebook, to the SP site, latest activity on either of them, a combination, or is it totally random showing people who like the SP-facebook page?
     
  2. Darion

    Darion Resident Dissident Veteran BoM XenForo Migration Contributor [2015] (for helping support the migration to new forum software!)

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    To my understanding ( not that I have much of those ) its people who 'liked' SP on facebook at one time.

    Could be wrong. Not a FB person.
     
  3. Marceror

    Marceror Chaos Shall Be Sown In Their Footsteps Adored Veteran Pillars of Eternity SP Immortalizer (for helping immortalize Sorcerer's Place in the game!) Torment: Tides of Numenera SP Immortalizer (for helping immortalize Sorcerer's Place in the game!) BoM XenForo Migration Contributor [2015] (for helping support the migration to new forum software!)

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    I don't think it would be people who logged into Sorcerer's Place, as I don't believe there's any link between their SP account and their Facebook account. It might be people who had recently logged into Facebook, but I'm sort of guessing that it's random -- like how pictures are randomly displayed on the bottom of the BoM front page.
     
  4. Harbourboy

    Harbourboy Take thy form from off my door! Veteran Pillars of Eternity SP Immortalizer (for helping immortalize Sorcerer's Place in the game!)

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    It's just the avatars of people who have liked SP on Facebook.
     
  5. Master of Nuhn

    Master of Nuhn Wear it like a crown Veteran Pillars of Eternity SP Immortalizer (for helping immortalize Sorcerer's Place in the game!) Torment: Tides of Numenera SP Immortalizer (for helping immortalize Sorcerer's Place in the game!)

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    It's nothing important, but I was just wondering.

    Did some tests and now I'm fairly positive there's a link to logging into FB. Well, that's that. Yippee-ki-yay...
     
  6. Taluntain

    Taluntain Resident Alpha and Omega Staff Member ★ SPS Account Holder Resourceful Adored Veteran Pillars of Eternity SP Immortalizer (for helping immortalize Sorcerer's Place in the game!) New Server Contributor [2012] (for helping Sorcerer's Place lease a new, more powerful server!) Torment: Tides of Numenera SP Immortalizer (for helping immortalize Sorcerer's Place in the game!) BoM XenForo Migration Contributor [2015] (for helping support the migration to new forum software!)

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    What you see on the front page is an instance of the facepile plugin. It displays the Facebook profile photos of people who have "liked" Sorcerer's Place, either via the Like button on top of the site or the boards, or clicked on the Like button inside the plugin itself. You'll see random photos on every page load, but it always draws from the same pool of any given site's current FB fans.
     
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