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Persistent 404 requests from Facebook

Not a huge issue for anyone using my site but those who are checking errors logs but for months, Facebook has been requesting an image on our server which hasn't existed since December 2012. I'd ...
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Do I need multiple accounts in Facebook for each of my product site?

I've a dozen sites which include for-profit ones as well as for charity. For each site I've created a Facebook company/charity account. After creating those accounts it dawned on me that I could as ...
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Allow user to share on Facebook anonymously: options?

I want to allow users to share memes anonymously with their friends. I am trying to figure out how this can be done through Facebook: are there any Facebook APIs which will allow users to share ...
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Adding an RSS feed to a Facebook page

I want to add a client's blog feed to a Facebook page. Is there a way to do that without using a third party app?
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Why Facebook profiles are Google-searchable?

Facebook has around 1B user profiles. They can be found by searching in Google. However, I don't think these profiles are linked from anywhere, so how could Google discover them? As far as I know, ...
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Can you put content from your site on Facebook, or will that cause duplicate content?

I have a question about duplicate content. Is it okay to take a paragraph or two directly from your website and put it on Facebook page as a post say, about your products or services, or even your ...
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Domain names ending with book

I want to make a humorsite, not a social network, but a humorsite. But my domain name ends with book. Do you think Facebook would make a fuss about it?
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Most of my Facebook Likes have disappeared from my website

Until two days ago, I had 417 Facebook Likes on my website http://www.ridiculouslife.net/ Now i have just 33. Even when I input my url into the Facebook developers Get the Like Button generator it ...
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Is my PageRank/linkjuice affected after 301 redirect and losing social likes?

I had to restructure my URL's and had to introduce some 301 redirects. However, then the Facebook likes and Google +1's of the old pages are also lost. Besides it's a shame those numbers don't show ...
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Where do I get the standard, tiny Facebook and Twitter icons? [closed]

I've seen a lot of sites with tiny 't' and 'f' logos for Facebook and Twitter. They're pretty common, but the only images I can find available are for paid icon sets. Are people really using custom ...
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Any particular reason why FaceBook's Subscribe Button isn't showing?

I got this FaceBook profile for my upcoming website and I can't get the Subscribe button to show, NOT EVEN ON FaceBook's page! http://www.facebook.com/profile.php?id=100003492130845 Now, if you go ...
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List of Facebook liked pages [closed]

I have a site with a lot of pages that have a Facebook like button. Is there a way to get all the pages that were liked with the number of likes?
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What is the average acquisition cost of a Facebook “Like”?

Suppose you want to invest in a Facebook ad, targeted to a specific audience, how many $ would I need to spend to get one "Like" in my Facebook fan page? Note: I know not all users, industries, ads, ...
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Google index iframes on Facebook fan pages? (Hole website content)

I have a fairly simple question that I've tried to get help from the guys on the Google Webmaster Help Q&A site but so far no joy so hopefully someone here can provide me with the information I'm ...
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Show Facebook likes on the website

I have just added the Facebook likes indicator in a website: www.canalonesbastimar.com. Since I have created a profile with that URL in Facebook, and I have 13 likes, I expected it would be shown ...
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Social connection requests sent to company mails, how to accept/handle them?

We keep getting requests from customers who want to link to us on Facebook, LinkedIn, Google+. Even if we have fan/follow pages (they could just become fans/followers of them), most customers sends ...
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How to get an RSS feed (or equivalent) of photos from defined Facebook Page and User Profiles?

I'm looking for code or advice on how to get an RSS feed (or equivalent stream of data) of photos from one or more Facebook Pages and User Profile pages. Background: This is for a friend who wants ...
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Top commentators widget compatible with Facebook comments [closed]

I created a project on freelancer.com but then I was wondering if this thing is possible knowing Facebook comments has its own restrictions and limitations. "Hi, I want a widget on the sidebar that ...
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Converting Facebook Connect to Application [closed]

I currently operate a site which uses the Facebook Connect for log-in. I would like to "convert" this site to a facebook appliation (that is, to be used as an iframe in Facebook website). What will ...
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Facebook likes: fan page vs URL [closed]

So I've recently added a jQuery popup that asks my regular visitors to like me on Facebook. At first I added the ability to like the URL and the fan page. I got 2 fan page likes and about 10 URL likes ...
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What is the way to properly implement a Facebook Like button on a page for best SEO purposes?

On our site we want to put a Facebook Like button/widget-thingy. It is possible to create a like button, where the URL associated with the button is the page it sits on, rather than a Facebook page. ...
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Selling Facebook Likes - are these quality Likes?

People/companies selling Facebook Likes guarantee 100-1000 likes for your Facebook page. Some say "real looking likes", "permanent likes", "verified", etc. I figured I'd try one of these guys out, ...
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Prompting Facebook to embed Youtube videos from a site

On a website for a newspaper, some of our articles are video reports (embedded from Youtube) with small descriptions below. When these get shared on Facebook, perhaps when someone copies the URL into ...
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How can an exception be created for Facebook on robots.txt?

I have a directory that I don't want Google to index because it could confuse people who don't know the site. However, I want everyone else to get updates when I post them on our Facebook page. The ...
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Why aren't my Facebook “like” comments showing up in my newsfeed? [closed]

I have noticed that whenever I like a website or page and include a comment, nothing shows up in my newsfeed and I can't see the like at all. Is this an error with the site or something wrong with my ...
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Transferring website likes to fanpage likes

as far as I understood Facebook also offers "likes" for plain websites without their own fanpage. Now, if one has a certain number of such likes and decides to open a dedicated fanpage is there a way ...
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Google Plus Vanity URL Dilema [closed]

Google Plus has just made vanity URLs available for pages, wanted your advice. The page is pre approved (so all I need to is click accept) to get www.google.com/+shoes But my FB vanity URL is ...
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Facebook addthis won't show all my thumbnails? [closed]

Hello I've implemented the addthis toolbar on my site and I've noticed it doesn't behave as intended. There are two issues: when I first try to share to facebook for example 8 thumbnails, all the ...
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Can Google crawl Facebook pages?

I thought I heard a while back that Google cannot crawl Facebook pages. I'm guessing that this is affected by the privacy settings someone has, but if I have a page that allows anonymous users to see ...
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Facebook Like Boxes returning 500 Internal Server Error

Since a few days I have seen several of my clients websites, our business website and even my own personal website starting to show blank space where the Facebook Like Box iframe used to be. Here's ...
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Migrate facebook app from WAMP Server localhost to facebook

I have developed an app for Facebook and it is currently hosted via a localhost WAMP Server. My question is how can I put my app on Facebook? What would be the steps I must follow? Please note: My ...
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Does anyone knows a good Facebook chat script? [closed]

I'm looking for a facebook chat script.. that can handle a large number of users.. does anyone knows one? I need one urgent and please post one that you had experience with.
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How can I add an image for FB status to fetch?

Typing any link on Facebook triggers an automated function that scans for images on a website. What I'm trying to do is to use an image for that sole purpose, which means I don't want it in my website ...
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How do I do this? [closed]

Yesterday I visited the site. http://www.rottentomatoes.com After a few clicks, If Opened My facebook account, me, will immediately become a member. How it works? Document, the article I'm looking ...
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Facebook like and share buttons will have impact on SEO in future?

I read in blogs that Facebook features will be crawled in future. Maybe like how many Likes are done for a specific page. In that case is it good to use third party widgets like ShareThis to ...
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How do i make script, that detects its URL and displays it? [closed]

I have a facebook like button on my website, but the data-href attribute needs a link to like: <div class="fb-like share-button fbbutton" data-href="htp://www.example.com/article/1.html" ...
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Facebook Like button for Retina Display

I am using Facebook's Like button (https://developers.facebook.com/docs/reference/plugins/like/) but when displayed on Retina Display iPhone, the button looks blurry as the Facebook logo is an image ...
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Question on business connections and page rank?

I just want to ask this question to get a yes no answer on something that I've been wondering on lately. So regarding how there are countless numbers of sites now that use the no-follow; making it ...
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Best position for Facebook Like button

What's the best position for a Facebook Like button, at the top of the page, or at the end of the text/content/module? Which position has more visibility and is more effective?
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How to create sharing icons with the share count number showing?

See a sample article on theonion.com I know how to create icons for these sites without using their standard widget, but how did they get the number of share, bellow each icon ? Is there an API to ...
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Huge difference between Facebook Ad Click figures and Apache log requests

We're running a facebook ad campaign for our business but there seems to be a huge discrepancy between the number of clicks registered and the number of requests made with "facebook.com" in the HTTP ...
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Easiest way to automatically update Twitter & Facebook when I update a wordpress blog

I'm running a self-hosted version of wordpress, so plugins are an option that is available. I'm wondering what the best way to have my Twitter and Facebook accounts automatically update whenever I add ...
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Facebook thinks my site may be unsafe! [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Website falsely blocked because of spam. Does anyone know how we should proceed? Whenever anybody clicks on a link that I've posted on any Facebook Page (including my ...
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facebook ad metric vs google analytics metrics

My facebook ad metrics shows me a number of clicks in my ad. Also my google analytics is tracking the facebook ad source, but the number of clicks in my ad is almost 30% bigger than the number of ...
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Google Analytics doesn't show the correct landing page for my Facebook ads [closed]

Most of the visitors to my site are supposed to come from an external link with URL example.com/en/var from Facebook ads but Google Analytics shows that most of the landing page is example.com/var ...
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Creating country specific twitter/facebook accounts

I see many companies that have an international presence trying to localize their social media presence by creating country or language specific accounts. However some seemed to have done so without ...
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Dashboard to aggregate Google Analytics, Facebook, YouTube etc tracking data?

I'd like to see as much tracking data as possible about my online presence, in one single dashboard - so views/conversions from Google Analytics data, the performance of my Facebook campaigns via the ...
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Should a facebook 'like' button on a website use the actual website url as the 'liked' item, or the url of the website's facebook fan page?

E.g. should the like button use www.somewebsite.com or facebook.com/somewebsite as the 'liked' item? Just to clarify, I realise that individual pages would do better with their own like buttons, ...
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How do I analyze vague Google Analytics data re traffic from Facebook?

We have one Facebook fan page and two personal profiles that could be sending traffic and then there are the many facebook pages of friends etc. I am also running an ad campaign from my FB account ...
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Is there a need for a Facebook specific page title?

I see that Facebook's Open Graph asks you to have a meta property "og:title". Why don't they just use the HTML title tag? In my PHP code I started going through all page types and coding the ...