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Facebook: Sending private messages to FB profile from a static website [migrated]

I need to setup a static website for people to: Complete a form. And using anything from Facebook API, GET the form output via message to a Facebook Profile. I've been punching my head against ...
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Facebook likes reset after moving to HTTPS (URL manually set in script, though)

Hi fellow Facebook developers. I've got a question regarding the Facebook like button. We worked on a piece recently that embeds a number of social share buttons (please see the source code below or ...
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Make my website dynamically loaded data available to Facebook Open Graph Object Scrapper

Here is the design of my web site: The user enter myWebsite.com/a/1 .htaccess rules redirect to myWebsite.com/b Now the JavaScript ExtJS library is loading. Extracting the value from the URL (in ...
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Facebook app for a simple website? [on hold]

I have a regular/simple website with a simple like/share button, and all the right facebook meta tags etc. According to the fb debugger and testing the like/share, everything is ok: title, image etc. ...
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Can we import and display Facebook comments on our social media site?

I'm implementing a startup social media site where users post product reviews and other opinions. One of the features is a Facebook Share function. The business owners are interested in using the ...
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Including Open Graph meta tags and Twitter card tags for SEO

I have used these tags before to share some content for user to preview on Facebook or Twitter before they actually go into the shared link/video. But when I was asked to include these tags only for ...
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Notification of posts including your business place on Facebook [closed]

As per title, I'd like to know if there is a way to get proper notifications about posts that include my local business on facebook, more specifically I'd like to be notified when people tag my page ...
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Using Google Analytics tracking URLs in Facebook ads

I generated the following Google Analytics tracking URL to use in a Facebook ad: ...
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Image not appearing when publicizing to facebook

I'm using WordPress and the problem I have is that I don't see any associated images being used when I paste a link into Facebook. Below is my Facebook OG:Data. <meta property="og:type" ...
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Does Google Analytics exclude Campaign traffic from Facebook in the Social reports?

For a while we have used campaign tags when putting posts on Facebook so that we can run campaign reports in Google analytics on those links. However it appears that traffic from those links are being ...
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Creating a facebook page with your domain name [closed]

I want to create a facebook page that has my domain name like this : http://www.facebook.com/TrimHold But I can't find the way. Any suggestions would be highly appreciated. Thanks.
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Facebook referral traffic spike - who shared our post?

My organization's blog got a MAJOR spike in traffic to one blog post yesterday. We can see in our Google Analytics that facebook.com and m.facebook.com were the by far the top referrers. I can't ...
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Is a canonical link to the HTTP page OK for a Facebook app?

We are running a webshop and Google should index it on the normal HTTP pages. But because there is also a "Facebook app" in front of the same shop, and a fb app requires https, all pages are ...
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How do I use Instagram to post to my business page but not my personal page?

I tried asking this question on the Facebook forums but got no answer, maybe someone here might be able to help me with this. I have a Facebook account and within that same account is my Facebook ...
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Is the correct way for adding the author's name on Facebook Sharing to use: meta name=“author”

In some Facebook posts I see the author of the page, beyond the title and description. For example, in the image below is the string "Di Redazione": Looking at the source code of the page: ...
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How to remove a Facebook App from Facebook's search results?

I have a Facebook app so users can login to my website using their Facebook account, but when you type my website name into Facebook's search (the search box right next to the Facebook logo) the app ...
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Allow users to delete or answer Facebook comments on my website or from Facebook

I am creating a website, something like business directory. I want to allow my users to have Facebook comments on the pages. I read that I should connect their comments with their Facebook ID so they ...
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facebook like button count

I just created a simple webpage where people can browse funny photos and share it with their friends. But I'm having problems with the Facebook like button. I have used the Facebook like button ...
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SEO analysis report not counting Facebook likes? [closed]

For my website I created a Facebook page. It has 21 likes. However, the SEO analysis report says the Facebook likes count to zero. How to get the Facebook likes count into the SEO analysis report?
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When advertising on Facebook, avoid paying for comments, likes, and shares

We have an ad campaign running on Facebook. Our goal is to get users to subscribe to our newsletter by visiting the site and subscribing. We noticed a discrepancy between the number of clicks ...
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Social media logos and their bg [duplicate]

I would like to change background of my website social media icons. My question is.. Is this legal? If you browse web you can find many websites that do that. For example: Facebook "f" logo on black ...
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Facebook and Open Graph Protocol

Why is the Facebook open graph protocol beneficial beneficial to my web site? Why do I need to implement some of the meta properties to use the Facebook "Like" button on my web page? I do NOT ...
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Facebook share in Hebrew messed up

I have a WordPress website in Hebrew. Using Yoast for SEO and AddThis for sharing. Recently a lot of problems with Facebook sharing: Some posts share in "Gibbrish" - no image, no title and messed up ...
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Unable to update social meta description for home page with WordPress SEO by Yoast [closed]

I am using WordPress SEO plugin. It is working fine except an issue with home page. I am unable to give social description for it. I have tried at least 10 times, but after hitting "update", it ...
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Does the link we provide on various networking websites counts as a backlink?

Does the blog/website address we add on various sites like Facebook count as a backlink in the eyes of search engines, especially Google?
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Why do people drop off site after clicking “connect to facebook”?

After doing some analysis on my website, I learned that 29% of web users, and 33% of mobile users drop off AFTER they click "connect to facebook." So they click on connect and then go to FB, and dont ...
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Can we make those who sign up to our page automatically follow our Facebook page?

Is it possible to make somebody that logs in with Facebook automatically like our Facebook page? I have the same question about Twitter. If anyone logs in via Twitter, can they automatically follow ...
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setting up facebook 'insights for your web site' linkdoes not provide fb:admin tag

I've set up a facebook app and am now trying to get the fb:admin tags using the insights page at https://www.facebook.com/insights/. when I click the 'insights for your web site' link the pop up does ...
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Will moving to Facebook/Disqus Commenting lighten the load on my server any?

I manage a site that gets about 50 million hits a month. It's a Wordpress site, load balanced over 6 servers, and has a varnish caching system setup. Right now, 95 - 97% of the time, page views hit ...
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Are hashtags recommended for Facebook?

Are hashtags recommended for facebook posts ? I have seen less use of hash tags by major brands in their business pages but the hash tag trend confuses me. Are they recommended in terms of SEO or ...
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Are there any scripts to integrate social networking site's chat and posting features into a webpage [closed]

Are there any scripts to integrate social networking site's chat and posting features into a webpage using PHP or JS... for example a section with Facebook chat, a section to post to twitter and maybe ...
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Facebook open graph doesn't work

I have used open graph meta tags in my website <meta name="og:description" content="My page descriptions ..." /> <meta name="og:title" content="سخت‌افزار20" /> <meta name="og:type" ...
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Trying to publish blog articles correctly on Facebook [closed]

I have this blog here: http://www.mareva.es/noticias The problem: when I try to share an article in Facebook, I get in the pre-publish page this text amistades guadalajara club deportivo. It is true ...
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How to tell Facebook not to fetch specific images?

I posted a few days ago how it was possible to tell FB to fetch specific images in my site for status updates. I still need to tell it what not to fetch, since many of these pictures wouldn't ...
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Will search engines penalize spam links in Facebook comments for websites?

I have many static HTML web pages in which I had used Facebook comments. A user had posted a spam link in one of the page's comments. I logged in as a moderator and deleted it, banned the user, and ...
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SEO links from Facebook, Delicious, Digg are useful to increase Google PR?

Does anyone know in his SEO experince if links coming from FaceBook, Delicious, Digg are useful to increase PageRank on Google? I would say NO cause most of thise links are nofollow and/or stored in ...
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Facebook Page Advertising Issue [closed]

I am gonna take this from one of my answers, because it is still bugging me... Facebook Pages is a different story. They make you pay for the views of getting your post out to people who have ...
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Facebook and different URLs for each sharer, could this affect the amount it is shared

On my quiz site, I have been allowing people to share the quizzes with their friends using the Facebook sharer popup. At first I just let them share the quiz on it's own, but I decided it would be ...
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Why does Facebook provide fbadmins meta tag that results in an error in facebook debugger

I log in as my "page" and then go to https://www.facebook.com/insights/ I click "Insights for your website", and a dialog box pops up saying this: Add a meta tag to your webpage Gain access to ...
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How to make sure Facebook knows that you're a publisher, not a brand?

The past couple Facebook EdgeRank updates have penalized blatant advertisers & linkbait publishers like Upworthy, making it more difficult for many brand pages to get organic distribution. And it ...
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Preserve Facebook comments when the site changes domain name

I'm going to be changing the domain name of one of my sites. I'll use 301 redirects. One thing that I can't figure out is how to preserve all the comments that users have made on the page through ...
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Start an internal site blog or focus on Facebook and LinkedIn?

I am putting together a social media campaign for my company. We already have a site with 300,000 product pages and I am wonder how effective blogging within the site would be compared to to blogging ...
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How does Google use social indicators, like +1, to affect its SERPs?

How does Google use social indicators, like +1, to affect its search engine results pages ? Besides,+1 it may include shares with or without a link.
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Is it possible to add a facebook 'like' button to a website without the numer of 'likes'?

I'm pretty sure this used to be possible, but there doesn't seem to be an option any more. Is there any way to do it?
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Force Facebook to use large images when sharing my page

When I share content from my site it posts an image to Facebook as it should. I have noticed that the image is small, roughly 100x100 at best. Yet on other people's posts of content from other sites ...
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Scrape LIKE user of competition pages

Is it possible to make something a little touchy.. I will explain My friend have a little baby accessory like hair clip and so.... She manage to get 100 like in there Facebook page (great!) NOW, on ...
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Tracking email traffic to Facebook in Google Analytics

My company is sending an email to our lead file with a link to a Facebook contest app. I know that ExactTarget (our marketing automation software) has the ability to track links, but we want to see in ...
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Is there anything I can do if I found someone copying my content and spreading on FB/Twitter?

I made a website and it somehow became very popular last year. Then later today I found someone just stole my content and spread it in Twitter and Facebook. And many users are sharing that fake ...
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Custom Facebook connect image - Is it Facebook's policy violation? [duplicate]

I was going to change Facebook's default login button with my custom image like Mashable. I mean like this: But I found a article which state its against Facebook's policies. Is it really a ...
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Is there a risk that custom URLs for Facebook and Google+ will compete with your own site?

Is there any downside to registering a Facebook page custom URL or Google Plus custom URL? My primary goal is to drive traffic to my site. Is there a risk of these social media custom URLs ...