Today Facebook made a significant change in how we connect with fan pages. They have changed the model of being a fan to “Like” a page functionality.
FAQ from Facebook:
Why did “Become a Fan” change to “Like”?
To improve your experience and promote consistency across the site, we…
To improve your experience and promote consistency across the site, we’ve changed the language for Pages from “Fan” to “Like.” We believe this change offers you a more light-weight and standard way to connect with people, things and topics in which you are interested.
What does it mean to “Like” a Page?
When you click “Like” on a Page, you are making a connection to that P…
When you click “Like” on a Page, you are making a connection to that Page. The Page will be displayed in your profile, and in turn, you will be displayed on the Page as a person who likes that Page. The Page will also be able to post content into your News Feed.
You can read more Facebook policy details here.
The guys over at Inside Facebook have done a nice post about today’s changes. Check it out.