You're minding your own business, casually browsing around on the World Wide Web. You navigate to a page that begins to load and render, but suddenly it stalls. For a few seconds you stare at a partial white screen, appalled at the hiatus your device has placed on your browsing flow. Finally, the page yields and loads the remainder of the content. What just happened? It's likely that you've fallen prey to a poorly implemented Facebook, Twitter, or Google Plus share button.
Social Networking widgets are a digital blot on the beautiful canvas we call the web. They often do not (with intent) blend with a site's design or with each other.