What Comes First? Social Widgets Or Page Speed?

by Kim Castleberry
The Chicken or The Egg? PageSpeed or Social Proof? If you’ve read my blog before you know I talk A LOT about the impact that poor hosting, too many plugins, and too many dynamic widgets can have on page load speeds…. That’s why it was particularly interesting to hear the head of Google’s WebSpam (and thus SEO) team Matt Cutts discuss whether we need to get rid of our incredib ...Read the full article

Should I remove widgets that increase my site's load time?

I'm trying to make my site faster, but I noticed that Facebook widgets slows down download, should i remove them? I think that it's usefull for users see how many people likes a page, don't you?