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According to Piwik, many Facebook users appear to exit before page has loaded

I am using Piwik to monitor web stats and have noticed that it appears like some users click a link to my site and then close it before the page has even loaded. I have based this on the fact that ...
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How can I prevent Facebook from considering Google drive links unsafe on my website?

On my small website I've recently began using Google Drive as content delivery network. This is to solve resource usage issues with my provider. This worked well, but I'm confused because Facebook ...
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How to make Facebook link share thumbnails larger?

Ok, so my question is about Facebook link share thumbnail image display. I have tried sharing video links on my Facebook page with lots of different strategies: I tried uploading image, tried direct ...
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Make my logo with white text show up better on Facebook and Google+ since they have white backgrounds

I have a logo with white text and a transparent background. The site is a dark theme. When Facebook and Google+ brings in my links. It is quite hard to see the logo. Is there way to tell these ...
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Including Open Graph meta tags and Twitter card tags for SEO

I have used these tags before to share some content for user to preview on Facebook or Twitter before they actually go into the shared link/video. But when I was asked to include these tags only for ...
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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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Having Multiple Facebook ads use one conversion pixel

Can't wrap my head around if this will work or not. Don't want to launch a campaign til I know for sure. I want to run five separate ads with all different target audiences. When clicked, each of ...
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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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Facebook share link: specify image and custom message shown in post

In my web application, I am allowing users to share their affiliate link to Facebook. I am currently doing this using this URL: <a target="_blank" onclick="return !window.open(this.href, ...
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Are SEO links from Facebook, Delicious, Digg useful to increase Google PR?

Does anyone know in his SEO experience if links coming from Facebook, Delicious, Digg are useful to increase PageRank on Google? I would say NO cause most of these links are nofollow and/or stored in ...
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Facebook Ads click tracking through url parameters/tags is it possible?

Is there something like ValueTrack for AdWords but for Facebook ads? And I'm not talking about Google Analytics UTM tags. Looking through documentation, brought me to some API documentation that is ...
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Facebook's header image: how to control compression? [migrated]

I am trying to set up a Facebook page for a business. The page is here: https://www.facebook.com/pages/Hotel-Jacobeo/311595949045476 And the problem I'm having is that Facebook recompresses my ...
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How to remove a Facebook App from Facebook's search results?

I have a Facebook app so users can login to my website using their Facebook account, but when you type my website name into Facebook's search (the search box right next to the Facebook logo) the app ...
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Does an OG image must be present on a page for display in Facebook page?

When sharing a link, a post or a tweet on a Facebook is it possible to set an image using OG meta tags that is not actually on the page you are sharing. Example: You share example.com/mypage.html and ...
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Make my website dynamically loaded data available to Facebook Open Graph Object Scrapper

Here is the design of my web site: The user enter myWebsite.com/a/1 .htaccess rules redirect to myWebsite.com/b Now the JavaScript ExtJS library is loading. Extracting the value from the URL (in ...
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Why is our website's traffic is low regardless of no major changes? [closed]

We have a video sharing website that we manage for one of my clients. We changed the theme from Game Press Pro to Video Tube and optimized the Ads we display (we use AdSense) and the revenue doubled ...
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Using Google Analytics tracking URLs in Facebook ads

I generated the following Google Analytics tracking URL to use in a Facebook ad: ...
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Facebook likes reset after moving to HTTPS

I've got a question regarding the Facebook like button. We worked on a piece recently that embeds a number of social share buttons (please see the source code below). When the piece was released, it ...
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How do you share a non-canonical URL on Facebook?

The company I work for has 5 domain names for 5 different markets within the country. Those domains have their own branded sites and share content between them. We place canonicals on each piece of ...
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Facebook “Share” and “Like” buttons always in English even when I specify another language

I'm displaying the Facebook share button on my website, but it always displays in English, even though I followed the guidelines for using another language. Here's my code: <script> ...
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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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When advertising on Facebook, avoid paying for comments, likes, and shares

We have an ad campaign running on Facebook. Our goal is to get users to subscribe to our newsletter by visiting the site and subscribing. We noticed a discrepancy between the number of clicks ...
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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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Facebook share in Hebrew messed up

I have a WordPress website in Hebrew. Using Yoast for SEO and AddThis for sharing. Recently a lot of problems with Facebook sharing: Some posts share in "Gibbrish" - no image, no title and messed up ...
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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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setting up facebook 'insights for your web site' linkdoes not provide fb:admin tag

I've set up a facebook app and am now trying to get the fb:admin tags using the insights page at https://www.facebook.com/insights/. when I click the 'insights for your web site' link the pop up does ...
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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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Why does Facebook provide fbadmins meta tag that results in an error in facebook debugger

I log in as my "page" and then go to https://www.facebook.com/insights/ I click "Insights for your website", and a dialog box pops up saying this: Add a meta tag to your webpage Gain access to ...