In This Chapter
Getting people to visit your site is all about social media and pulling content from other sites. You're developing a community for your users with interactive features and timely information. But until now, all the content on your site has come from you, with a little help from your users.
Your site doesn't have to exist in a vacuum. Lots of modules for Drupal let you pull in information from other sites and push out content from your site. In this chapter, we take a look at a few nifty modules that let you tie in content from other sites — including such favorites as Twitter, Facebook, YouTube, and Amazon.
Activity Stream is a Drupal module that lets you publish your social media content on your own website. With Activity Stream, every time you Twitter, post a link on Digg, or receive a Facebook notification, you can view that information on your Drupal site. Many add-on modules for popular social media sites and services extend the Activity Stream module. Here are a few of them: