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DIY Social media buttons Vs. Ready built (e.g. AddThis)

Is there any benefit from rolling-your-own set of social media 'like' buttons rather than using a pre-packaged widget, such as that provided by AddThis? Are there any downsides from using out of the ...
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How to get metrics for use of Facebook social plugins?

I have a site with hundreds of content pages. Each content page has a Facebook like button on it. Aside from browsing to each page and reading the number next to each Like button, how can I get ...
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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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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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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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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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Multiple calls for mutiple Facebook, twitter buttons

If a page has multiple facebook/twitter buttons for multiple stories (24 buttons for 24 stories), its creating 24 files for fb likes and 24 folders for twitter where count is saved. This is making the ...
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Facebook Edgerank, talking about, and Likes - what is better for my site?

I am trying to increase traffic to my site, which so far has done decently with organic SEO. I have a website where I have added the FB like button to the results pages. I also created a FB page ...
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Custom Facebook connect image - Is it Facebook's policy violation?

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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Problem with displaying images on Facebook from my wordpress

When posting link to my wordpress geekgirlscarrots.pl on Facebook, thumbnail images don't display at all. I've put at header the following code: <meta name="title" content="Geek Girls Carrots" ...
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Facebook applications - how to get to know page ID?

With Facebook API, within a custom app added to a fanpage, how do I recognize the fanpage ID? Here's what I'm trying to achieve: user goes to the full-width canvas app, he authorizes himself there ...
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Only one image available when sharing links on Facebook

When I try to share links from this URL on Facebook, I can only choose one image as the preview: But when I try to share links from this URL, I can choose between five thumbnail previews: Any ...
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Confused about facebook like

We have a 'Website Page' on Facebook that people like and we post all our news on it etc. We also have a 'like' button on our website which people click on. When they click on it it seems to publish ...
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Why am I getting hits to pages with ?fb_xd_fragment=

I have added a Facebook like box and like buttons on my blog and, recently, I've been seeing on analytics a lot of hits to pages ending with ?fb_xd_fragment=. I've found a related thread on the ...
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Tracking Facebook “Likes”

Beyond the count posted next to the button, is there anyway to see a list of users have completed a successful “like” action, but not as the owner of the "like" button/website; or for that matter any ...
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Ensure we're found in Facebook search for both full & abbreviated company names?

We have a client with a facebook page, let's say his company is called Bob Roberts Super Widgets. And if you search in Facebook for Bob Roberts Super Widgets then up he pops. But the shorthand he's ...
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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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Facebook and Website SEO [duplicate]

I am the webmaster of a website, and one issue that I'm having is getting our home website to appear above our Facebook page. Are there any Google Webmaster Tools or meta data tricks I can employ to ...
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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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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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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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Facebook Promotion guidelines

Hi I want to build a Facebook promotional/competition page and just want to make 100% sure that I am within the laws governed by the Facebook Promotional Guidelines. Here is a link to the guidelines ...
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Is there serious reason why big company like Facebook or Google don't use front-end libraries such as jQuery? [closed]

I saw that Facebook like open-source software a lot. Is there some webmaster-specific reason why don't they use jQuery or another javascript library? Is that because jQuery/another js library has a ...
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Why does Open Graph use <meta property=… in their example code?

As far as I can tell, property is not a valid attribute of the <meta> tag in any of HTML 3, 4, XHTML-Transitional or XHTML-Strict. So why does the Open Graph Protocol (and Facebook's API docs) ...
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How to format facebook status retrieved using status.get [closed]

When I retrieve my facebook status through facebook API, using status.get, the informations comes in the form of [ { "message": "Does anyone here knows how to disappear and reappear again after ...
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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 to change my website's appearance in a Facebook wall post?

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 ...
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How does Facebook saves images to my HDD

How Facebook downloads images, when you click "Download" near the picture? I see, that they are passing some argument: _n.jpg?dl=1 ,but how it is managed 'behind the scenes'?
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widget / template code for +1, Like, Follow on Twitter etc

I am trying to setup a website for this design studio and need to put in a widget which would allow people to "Like, +1, follow on twitter" etc. I have been writing code for some years now, but I am ...
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Service to give access to download after Tweet / FB Like etc

I remember stumbling across a free service that you could integrate with your website that would give visitors access to a download (PDF/ebook/white paper etc) if you Tweeted/ Facebook Liked etc. but ...
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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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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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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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How can I specify the image for Facebook share or like?

Is there a way I can make one of the images on a website more likely to be posted with a Facebook like or recommend?
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Facebook - “openID” danger?

I am scared that someone can get into anybodys account on my game, if user does not have Facebook. Stealer makes facebook with same email that user in my game, and then click "Login with facebook" -> ...
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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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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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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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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 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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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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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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How is Facebook avoiding mixed content (SSL/non-SSL) warnings?

I signed up to Farmville and I get a URL like: https://apps.facebook.com/onthefarm/index.php?ref=tab At the bottom of the page are ads which are served not using ssl - they are pulling in regular ...
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Do Facebook CPC ads charge per click, or per like, or both?

I'm about to create a Facebook campaign that points to our Facebook fan page, with the CPC option. I want to know what counts as a "click". I already read the docs (quickly to be honest), but i ...
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Image for sharing on Facebook/G+?

Is it possible to add an image to a html page that only shows up when sharing page on Facebook/G+? The image should not be visible in the html page since it contains a Flash game, but I would like it ...
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Number of Facebook Likes on homepage keeps resetting to lower number

We've had a Facebook Like button on our homepage (i.e. associated with a URL not our Facebook Page) for a few months, and nearly every other day the number of likes resets from the actual number of ...
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Renouncing the registration system

I want to completely remove the registration page from my web app (for obvious simplification and uniformity) and only use "connect with Facebook" and "connect with Twitter" the website is a technical ...
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How do we customise FB share function without affecting SEO?

FB share currently pulls the page title tag and first body text by default. However our title tags are optimised for SEO and we want to customise what people see when the website is shared. I ...
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How do I allow visitors on my site to share my photos on their facebook news feed?

How do I allow visitors on my site to share my photos, on their Facebook wall/news feed? I see that there is a "share" or "like" option from Facebook but that seems to share the whole page. I would ...