E-mails with Facebook Like button

MailChimp v5.2 will be released early next week and include support for the social plugin. Essentially marketers will soon have a simple way to plop Facebook (Facebook) “Like” buttons inside their e-mail messages.

While somewhat controversial, “Like” buttons have proved to be incredibly popular, especially for content creators and online publishers. Nearly 65 million users reportedly “Like” things daily, and TypePad (TypePad) users have experienced a 50% increase in referral traffic to their blogs from Facebook.