Below is a quick reference on pulling stats for the amount of times a given url has been shared on the following sites.
The counts include the number of shares, likes and comments on a shared link - note that the total count of the "like" button displayed on a website is the sum of likes + shares + comments.
Pass the following url, or paste it into a browser;
<links_getStats_response xmlns="http://api.facebook.com/1.0/" xmlns:xsi="http://www.w3.org/2001/XMLSchema-instance"xsi:schemaLocation="http://api.facebook.com/1.0/ http://api.facebook.com/1.0/facebook.xsd" list="true"> <link_stat> <url>http://www.richardallen.co.uk</url> <normalized_url>http://www.richardallen.co.uk/</normalized_url> <share_count>3</share_count> <like_count>2</like_count> <comment_count>6</comment_count> <total_count>11</total_count> <click_count>0</click_count> <comments_fbid>10150774609023711</comments_fbid> <commentsbox_count>0</commentsbox_count> </link_stat> </links_getStats_response>
You can pass the following url, or paste into a browser;
Which will respond with the following JSON;