Erik is right that we shouldn't use addthis.com
any other) -- those companies exist to collect aggregate data about what
is shared, and some insert interstitial advertisements when you use them.
But, the idea of a sharing widget is a great one. I'd add it to the
Commons TODO, except... well, there isn't one, except for the one
Guillaume is maintaining, but this is really for the Multimedia project.
Maybe file a bug and mark it an enhancement?
On 8/25/10 11:22 AM, Maarten Dammers wrote:
I keep coming across http://www.addthis.com/
. It's an easy way to share
things on allmost 300 websites.
Would be great if we had something like this on our image pages at Commons.
You click it, select your site where you want to reuse the image and
you're done. Clicking the image should bring you to the image page at
This would be a great way to promote reuse of our content!
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