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The Open Graph protocol

The Open Graph protocol
Introduction The Open Graph protocol enables any web page to become a rich object in a social graph. For instance, this is used on Facebook to allow any web page to have the same functionality as any other object on Facebook. While many different technologies and schemas exist and could be combined together, there isn't a single technology which provides enough information to richly represent any web page within the social graph. The Open Graph protocol builds on these existing technologies and gives developers one thing to implement. Developer simplicity is a key goal of the Open Graph protocol which has informed many of the technical design decisions.

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Injecting Open Graph Protocol Content Into your ASP.NET MVC Site : On All Things Web In many social networking sites, pasting a URL from a news site into Facebook or Linked In displays a nice synopsis of that link. The URL pasted into such status box is read, capturing information about the page and it’s specific contents, such as a title,description, thumbnail, etc. One common technique used is to extract the Open Graph Protocol ( markup defined in the header, which is providing the additional metadata. An open graph tag is a meta tag using property names prefixed with “og:”, each page can have its own specific metadata that describes the purpose of that page. I had already created a site without open graph tags,so I began to think of a way to incorporate them with little effort.

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Open journalism also means opening up your data, so others can use and improve it The term “open journalism,” which has become a core principle of digital media for forward-thinking outlets such as The Guardian newspaper in Britain, is often used to mean journalism that engages with its audience (or “the people formerly known as the audience” as Jay Rosen calls them) and allows them to contribute to the process. But the idea of opening up journalism is also about what media companies can do beyond just producing articles or facts for people to consume — and a big part of that is opening up the data behind their stories. There are a couple of good examples of this at the Source blog, which is part of the Knight-Mozilla OpenNews project devoted to opening up journalism data. In the first, the New York Times posted all of the data associated with a recent story about the militarization of U.S. police forces — an offshoot of the news story about the shooting of 18-year-old Michael Brown in Ferguson, Mo. — to Github.

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