Google chrome has been a lighter browser compared to the others, and social media being on a big rise it is one of the best ways for the bloggers and webmasters to get their ventures and content spread well on the web. The availability of extensions for the browser has made Chrome a better one than its own previous versions, where Firefox was a winner earlier. The extensions work the same way to enhance the functionality, just like the Wordpress plugins do for that blogging platform, and the Firefox add-ons do for the browser.
Using the same Chrome extensions, sharing the content on the social media sites is a pretty easy job. Here are the 5 Best social media sharing extensions for the Google chrome browser:
AddThis Extension is one of the best extensions that was already available for the Firefox browser and Internet Explorer, and the one which is good enough to share your website / blog content over many social networking and bookmarking sites. AddThis enables you to share and bookmark the pages, blog posts, images, videos and other content with popular sites like Digg, Twitter, Facebook, StumbleUpon, Delicious, Google etc. It includes around 300 various service where the content can be shared.
Amplify Extension can be called a social media sharing extension with enhancements. You can share the web page contents, and even add your insights or comments about the content, before sharing the same. Twitter, Facebook, Tumblr, Posterous, Friendfeed, delicious, diigo, Plurk and various social media sites is where you can share the content with comments. To make things easier, you can use the same while reading the new content on your Google Reader.
Google Share Button is by far one of the simplest extensions which does the similar jobs as the other extensions do, but without any much customization. Just like the Share option you see in the Google toolbar, this share button lets you share any web page on various social media services, which majorly include Blogger, Delicious, Digg, Facebook, StumbleUpon, Twitter etc. URL:
Just like the Google share button, the Shareaholic extension for Google chrome also helps you share the web links and with an added advantage. You can search from within the shared links over the various social media sites. Another advantage of the browser is that it has the ability to sync the extension settings over the various browsers and computers as the same extension is available for the Firefox browser too, and for both the Windows and Mac OS.
Posted by Andrew.