App.net Launches Widgets to Start Cropping Up Around the Web

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app.net, widgets, social buttons, sharing, twitter, facebook, social networks, social mediaApp.net has set itself the brazen goal of competing with Twitter, and today it is launching an essential part of that strategy: widgets.

The widgets encourage users to share content on the ad-free social network and announce users who are active on it.

“Since launching App.net, we’ve consistently heard feedback that community members want a way to promote their App.net account on their personal websites. We couldn’t agree more,” the company said.

Users can grab the code from App.net or get it from the open-source library GitHub

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