I normally make a lot of refernce to lots of friends on social networks while blogging and was getting bored of adding hrefs for each reference, so made the socialink-plugin for octopress.
socialink.rb in the porject link to your
- social can be any of : gh, fb, gp, tw, in, fl. [github, facebook, googleplus, twitter, linkdin, flickr respectivly]
Hope this is useful!