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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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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 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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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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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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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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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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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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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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Should users be deleted after inactivity on a website?

When you have a social website or a website where you can register, would you eventually delete them after a certain time (after a year of inactivity) or would you rather keep their account records ...
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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 ...
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How to index Facebook & Twitter company pages by location?

I own a regional business directory and want to collect and add URLs of company Facebook Pages and Twitter pages by location (City and/or Zip code). What would be the best method to accomplish this ...
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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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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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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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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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How to add facebook like button to VBulletin 4.2 posts?

The title pretty much contains the question. I'm new to VB and could not find the hack, if any. Appreciate your help.
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Facebook Like Button on Individual Pages

There have been a few questions like this asked before but not in the same way. I want to put a Facebook Like or Share or Recommend button on all of my website pages. The site is somewhat like Yelp ...
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Can i have a facebook fangate between pages of my website

I am not sure whether this is possible can i have a fan gate between two pages of a website, so that before a visitor can access a particular url it would be mandatory to like our fan page on ...
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Summary of usage policies for website integration of various social media networks? [closed]

To cut to the chase... I look at Twitter's usage policy and see limitations on what can and can't be done with their logo. I also see examples of websites that use icons that have been integrated ...
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Who liked my website? [closed]

Is it possible to know specifically who liked my website? I already know the numbers, I need to know the users who actually liked my website so I can contact them and enter them into a contest. Thank ...
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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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How to share post to G+ Twitter and Facebook

I have fb profile connected to twitter and when I write to twitter it will be shared to fb profile I have G+Twitter plugin which will post to twitter since I post to G+ but it doesn't share the post ...
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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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lost facebook likes after making changes to the button

I just changed the facebook like button to "recommend" and specified image and content in meta, and now have lost all my previous likes. Why did this happen and what can I do about it? Oh I also just ...
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Facebook like in business model

I have a website "www.example.com" and a Facebook page for www.facebook.com/example/123456 My website need active users. Now in my website I would like a like button, now the question is: From a ...
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How does facebook/google plus save posts? [closed]

On Facebook and Google Plus you can see the original post, who posted it, when and all of the comments that follow. How do they save the posts, then load that data with php? XML Files?
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Facebook sharing won't pull through ANY images anymore, [closed]

I have created a company blog and have begun implementing various social sharing plugins, had a look at integrating with OG and now Facebook won't pull any images when the page is shared. The ...
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Posting a link to our page on facebook doesn't resolve correctly within FB

We have a product page, there is a javascript popup that requires users to enter an email address to gain access. But the page behind the popup is fully rendered (for SEO value and such). ...
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Facebook contest policy no-no?

I would like to post a link on a Facebook page where it will exit Facebook entirely and go to a client's website, where people will be on a page (client's) where they can enter their e-mail address to ...
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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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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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Unable to make the facebook “like” button to work on this site, any ideas? [closed]

This is the site >> http://www.elsolitariomc.com I'm using a plugin and also trying to use the usual facebook like button that it's explained here: ...
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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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app.facebook.com/app_name/ - to redirect to a external url after clicking “go to app” [closed]

I know there is a way to redirect the page using javascript in the iframe of the canvas application to an external url.But is there any other way so that user directly gets redirected to the external ...
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Facebook Games on My Web Page

Is there a way to set any facebook game or application to my web page. Think like youtube videos. There is a link a simply we can set it to our blog or web page.
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Facebook Chat or Chat in site

I will put my site Facebook Chat or Normal chat for users.However, I want to believe that this will be benefical. Is there a graph for that shows it increase pageviews for sites? I really need it
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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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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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Publish feed entries on Facebook [closed]

Is there any good, simple way to auto publish feed entries from my website to my Facebook profile? (I just need post title and link to the post). This would be the best option, but looks like it does ...
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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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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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Some questions about social plugins (facebook, twitter, google+)

I have some questions regarding social plugins (facebook, twitter, google+). By asking the following questions I would like you to take into considaration the following parameters: I want my website ...
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OpenGraph tags and HTML5 validity

I have a HTML5 based page, and I inculded the OpenGraph tags according to it's documentation. Also I checked with Facebook Debug, and it can parse the metadata. But when I use W3C Validator, it ...
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How does Facebook advertising tool calculate estimated reach?

I'm trying to understand how Facebook advertising calculates the reach. Here is the issue: I have 10.000 fans from my country, but when I select "show only to my fans", the reach is estimated do ...
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Is it legal to reward points when users click share button?

Every website will desire its content to be shared by its users. Is it OK for some website to award points each time its user clicks facebook share or like button? assume that the website knows the ...
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Is there a way to hidden facebook advertisements on application iframe? [closed]

Probably it's not possible, but i need to confirm it. If someone knows it, tell me please :) thanks.
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User/Passwords - Changing it when original not known [closed]

One of my clients found a very old facebook page for their organization (6/2009), and the person who maintained it is no longer around. How would she get it deleted or find out user/password to ...