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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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Fraudulent Click Bombing Sites

I am getting a fraudulent site 'visit4money.com' as the 2nd top referral in Google Analytics. This website seems to have tens of thousands of members who keep coming to my site and fade away after ...
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Wrong sign-up tracking when people use Facebook connect [duplicate]

I have an issue tracking sign-ups for people signing-up using Facebook, Google and Twitter connect. For example, each time a user signs-up using Facebook connect, the referral to this sign-up will be ...
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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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 ...
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Less than half of Facebook ad clicks are visible in Google Analytics

We have a website that we advertise via Facebook, but in Google Analytics only 30-50% of the clicks appear. (The page is not really public yet, so I cannot post a link here) We already did several ...
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AddThis Counts vs Facebook Counts

Recently I changed Facebook Like buttons on several of my sites for AddThis counting buttons which include the Facebook count (or so I assume that is what the number in the box next to 'f like' is). ...
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My users don't want to be tracked by FB, Google etc. How can I then implement “share” buttons?

I don't have any Ads and I am not using Google Analytics. I am using Piwick instead. But I still want to be able to share the content via share buttons on Twitter, Facebook, Google+ etc. The ...
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How to drive traffic to your site by making the Facebook experience sticky and viral?

I know some ways: Make them sign up to our app. Every time they do something they post on their wall Make them like our Facebook page. Every time we post something on that Facebook page, it shows up ...
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What is the feature that imports URL information into Facebook and Google+?

I want to be able to import a heading, short description, and an image into my website, just using a link. I am using Joomla but can switch to any CMS, or try to build an extension myself. The ...
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How can I view all information from my facebook social plugins in one place?

I am using some Facebook social plugins on one of my websites that has hundreds of pages. I am wondering if there is a single location where I can view all Facebook plugin activity across my website. ...
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Facebook share does not display large thumbnail

I'm trying to share posts from my WordPress blog on Facebook. I want them to show in the new format with large thumbnails. Here's is what I'm using: <meta property='og:site_name' ...
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Leverage browser caching for Facebook and Google+ resource files

I tested my website with Google PageSpeed Insights. I did cache optimization in my .htaccess, but it didn't affect resource files that are from Facebook and Google+ Leverage browser caching ...
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Am I allowed to use public Facebook pictures on my site?

On my website, I am currently grabbing multiple albums with pictures from multiple Facebook pages. This is only possible because the owner of the pages have set the privacy to public, and so you are ...
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Facebook blocking content [closed]

When trying to share informational content on Facebook, I find that it's getting blocked. I get the following error message: The content you're trying to share includes a link that our security ...
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Facebook Ads - after setting campaign it is not showing in ad manager

Description: I bought new campaign in facebook ads service. The type of it is Website Conversions. I implemented pixel (registering) sucessfully, redeemed created list of ads and inserted new card ...
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Is there any jquery plugin for facebook like button in a lightbox [closed]

I am trying to find a plug-in for showing like our web site on facebook message for new visitors of my web page. Is there any jquery based plugins for that ?
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Facebook Connect with CodeIgniter login problems

I'm having a problem using Facebook Connect on my latest website. I'm running it using the CodeIgniter framework and Elliot Haughin's library (http://www.haughin.com/code/facebook/). Everything is ...
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How auto load image work when an status is post to social website?

When posting a status update on social website like facebook.com and linkedin.com which contain an URL, it will automatically scan the images available on the particular website and put it at the ...
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Using open graph meta tags for a Facebook feed without creating a Facebook app

Description I'm going to implement Open Graph's meta tags to display content on my website properly in a Facebook feed. In order to use this (source - ...