I just added a Facebook like button to a website, and somehow it already has more than 300 likes, it's really strange because this website never had a like button on it in the past. Is there some sort of explanation as to why it wouldn't start at 0?
The likes are connected the URL. If you posted the link on Facebook and people liked it the likes will show-up when you put the Like button on your site.
protected by Stephen Ostermiller♦ Oct 10 '13 at 12:43
Thank you for your interest in this question.
Because it has attracted low-quality or spam answers that had to be removed, posting an answer now requires 10 reputation on this site.
Would you like to answer one of these unanswered questions instead?