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When posting a website link in a Facebook wall post, Facebook fetches some content (title, text and image) from the website to show it to readers. Is there a way I can adjust / propose which content is used / preferred by Facebook?

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I found someone saying to use <meta property="og:image" content="image.jpg">, but this doesn't seem to have any effect. But maybe Facebook caches these results for a while?

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Indeed. You should have in the page the html code that tells Facebook what to display.

Check the documentation on the Open Graph Protocol for more information:

http://developers.facebook.com/docs/opengraph/

And you should clean Facebook's cache while testing, to avoid inconsistencies between what is on the page and what is shown in Facebook. You can use this tool:

http://developers.facebook.com/tools/debug

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Thanks a lot for the place to look at! It is hard to find this if you don't know how it is called. –  Lode Nov 26 '11 at 8:02
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