BOSTON ( TheStreet) -- Taking a new tack on the adage that nobody wants to eat in an empty restaurant, small businesses are taking big steps to increase the number of fans on their Facebook pages to garner attention and potential revenue.Facebook "Like" pages, formerly known as "Fan" pages, allow Facebook members to declare, via the click of a virtual button, that they approve of a particular product or company. About 11.8 million Facebook users "like" Starbucks (SBUX - Get Report); the company's "Like" page includes information about a Facebook app that lets customers monitor their Starbucks spending habits.
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