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Which forum applications can integrate with Facebook? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: What Forum Software should I use? What is the best/most compatible forum software which features almost complete integration with Facebook? The main feature I ask is ...
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Free cloud hosting for asp.net facebook apps? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How to find web hosting that meets my requirements? Facebook offers free app-hosting for PHP, Ruby, Node.js and Python, see ...
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How do you customize a Facebook like box?

I've found a few articles that allow you to customize the Facebook like box, but it's mostly just background and border color. Is there a way to customize the text color on a facebook like box? and ...
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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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“Likes” get lost

From time to time our website loses as lot of likes for example two days ago the number of like was more than 1k then all of a sudden it became 480 Also strange is that this query ...
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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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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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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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How do I add a Facebook Subscribe button to my website?

So the Facebook Subscribe button is pretty great for those who want to maintain their social life and start building a public persona, and is a great alternative to pages for those people. But ...
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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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What is the standard image size(s) for facebook (corporate page), twitter and youTube?

I am going to employ the services of a graphic designer, to create logos/ images for my website for the following sites: Facebook (corporate page) Twitter (twitter account for the business) YouTube ...
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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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Facebook and Crawl-delay in robots.txt?

Do Facebook's webcrawling bots (for example facebookexternalhit/*) respect the Crawl-delay: directive in robots.txt files?
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Embedding my website's videos in Facebook?

Is there a way I can make the videos on my website embedabble in Facebook the same way Youtube's videos are?
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Leveraging a facebook app for SEO

I am contemplating writing a facebook app for my website. I want to know how I can use the app to aid with Google ranking. More specifically, are there things I can do (an obvious one being placing ...
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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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300+ likes on brand new FB like button

I just added a Facebook like button to a website, and somehow it already has more than 300 likes, it's really strange because this website never had a like button on it in the past. Is there some sort ...
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Can someone explain how FaceBook's cookie tracks you while logged out?

This article claims that Facebook tracks what you do, even when you're logged off of Facebook, via cookies. Now, a cookie is just a text file... that is read/written to while you're actually on that ...
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Facebook activity feed does not show up on website, help needed

I set up a Joomla website for a client of mine with a box on the frontpage that should show the recent feeds of their facebook page. When I test it with a different page, it works. So obviously has ...
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Free (Or Cheap) Alternatives For An SSL Certificate For Facebook Apps [closed]

In October (from what I remember) Facebook will require HTTPS connections to pages and app's that are hosted away from Facebook. At the moment, it comes up with a popup saying "do you want to turn ...
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For progressing signed_request, should we pay for using SSL?

I would like to ask you a few questions about signed request. As you notice, we must take SSL certificate on 1st Oct. When I researched, we cannot get it as free. I am wondering how you decied that ...
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Where has my LIKE button gone?

My LIKE button was working for quite some time. It did have an issue whereby it would not show up on the initial pageload, but it did show upon refresh. Weird, but not a deal breaker. Now, the ...
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How to customize icons used by Facebook wall? [closed]

When you share a link from The Globe and Mail to your Facebook wall, you get a little custom icon (maple leaf) next to the "Like" button, instead of the usual general page icon. Looking at the ...
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PHP Library to accept logins from Facebook and Google?

I'm making a site and I want creating accounts / logging in to be very easy, so I want to support logins with Facebook Connect and Google Accounts. I know both offer APIs, but seems like a lot of ...
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Implementing Facebook Like and Tweet Buttons into E-Mail

I am sending an email campaign out to subscribers and I would like to incorporate a Facebook Like and a Tweet Button into my email. Since I cannot use javascript inside emails I was wondering the best ...
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Retrieve Facebook Like count after changing URL structure for entire website

I just changed the URLs for my entire website. I have set up 301 permanent redirects for all old URLs to new URLs. Rel=canonical are set to new URLs. All Facebook Like buttons count have returned to ...
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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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Please recommend some good hosting for Facebook App (free/paid) [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How to find web hosting that meets my requirements? I am learning to program facebook app and so I am looking for some free/trial/paid hosting to host my php and db.
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Facebook: When a page clicks my 'like' buton, the count does not increase

I have a small Facebook problem. I have created a page for my business and placed a 'like' button at the top. When an individual clicks like the count increases but if another business page clicks ...
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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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Customize Facebook Like Box - Policy Infringement

I'm just about to finish up a web project, and so far I've got good social media integration into the site's theme (Youtube and Twitter)...except Facebook Like Box for a not-for-profit's Facebook ...
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Is there a way to use @media queries with pages embedded into Facebook?

Would a @media query recognize the 520px Facebook iframe limitation?
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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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Why Are My Facebook 'Likes' Disappearing?

If you look at my website, it shows only one Facebook Like, but while the page is loading it sometimes shows more; and I'm sure there are at least 20. Any ideas?
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Facebook profile - app page or business page

I'm launching a web and desktop application soon where users can modify their photos. So should I set up a Facebook app page or a business page for it? ( http://www.facebook.com/apps || ...
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How do I add a custom welcome tab to a Facebook fan page?

this is my first question on here so I do apologise in advance if I do something wrong. I'm a web designer, not a programmer (just for the record)! I have to add a custom welcome tab to a Facebook ...
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Facebook Share Button and Counter no longer displaying any Count

Is it just me or did the Facebook Share button that displays the count of shares and likes just stop working over the past few days? The sharing still works, the count of shares no longer displays. ...
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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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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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Facebook Comments Lost

I am using Facebook comments on couple of my blogs at the moment and I just found that somehow magically all the previous comments made on posts are gone and are no longer being displayed. I'm using ...
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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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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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Facebook Like button warning, but prevents sharing

I added a FB Like button to my Wordpress template, and when I click Like, I receive an error, which pops up and says: There was an error liking the page. If you are the page owner, please try running ...
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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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How to add RSS to a community page on Facebook?

I have a website with a RSS (fixed, I had written "CSS" instead) that I would like to post regularly to a Facebook community. Whereas there are lots of tutorials for doing that in a personal Facebook ...
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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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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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How to get a facebook page with URL like facebook.com/mycompany

I've seen other facebook 'company/brand/product' pages with URLs of the format: facebook.com/mycompany How do you set this up? If I use pages/create, I get an address like: ...
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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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Facebook like button for a Facebook feed item

Here is what I do: When the admin of a website i'm creating adds a new 'news' item to his website, it directly posts the same item on the Facebook 'fanpage' of the website. This is done by an ...