- Less interaction. Your visitors can not see how many people have pressed “Like” already.
- It’s faster. Your blog does not have to contact Facebook’s and Twitter’s servers.
- Better privacy. No information about your visitors is sent to Facebook or Twitter. Nota bene: Facebook’s standard like button allows Facebook to track your visitors even if they do not click on it! More about this issue on wsj.com.
This is how the buttons will look like:
The tweet-button changes its appearance if you mouse over or click on it.