About a week ago, Facebook apparently disabled the “Suggest to Friends” link on pages you don’t administer.

Wondering if this is a temporary thing…

Hmmm, my suspicion is that too many folks were, (pardon the phrase) “pimping” it. Once again I’m sure there were the industrious a-holes who went too far and sold names/lists of friends to get their FB numbers up and ultimately just ruined it for the rest of us. (nice… thanks, really appreciate it!)

That link really made it very convenient for getting people to “like” your page and/or suggest it to other friends

Facebook Pages you admin: (link still there)

facebook suggest to friends link (still there on pages you admin)

Facebook Pages you don’t admin (link is gone)

facebook suggest to friends link missing from pages you don't admin

Now it looks like you have only ONE choice: to “SHARE” it

(link on bottom of page on the left)
facebook-suggest-to-friends-link-missing-share-page

Is this a GOOD thing or BAD thing for Facebook?

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With over 20 years in the Internet Industry, some of David's larger projects have included Ticketmaster.com, Guess.com, Citysearch.com and DisneyChannel.com, to name a few. He's passionate about getting Small Business America in to the "Big Game" of SEO and ecommerce, so he founded LocalMarketplace.com™ to do just that.

David holds a Bachelors of Science Degree in Business Administration, plays drums, is an avid fly fisherman, over-built his Automated Arduino Chicken Coop and enjoys using his general contractors license from time to time.

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