Social media refers to the means of making interactions with other people online, often to create, share and exchange information and ideas.

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Why should I have social sharing buttons on my website?

Will it help me reach more people? If yes, how? Does that help in SEO too?
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What is the appropriate HTML markup for LinkedIn status updates?

I am using WordPress to power my website. I use WordPress SEO by Yoast as an SEO plugin of choice. It's a nice plugin, adds appropriate markup for Twitter, Facebook and Google Plus. However, I ...
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Is social media engagement of a webmaster a good idea?

I have been participating in some political discussions on youtube and google plus and as much as I try to refrain from it, some of them turn into heated ones after a while. I maintain a lot of GWT ...
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What is the exact function of Google Analytic's “Social Settings”?

I recently discovered the "Social Settings" section under Google Analytic's Admin section. Google's explanation of this is very vague despite the fact that it apparently limits and alters how some of ...
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Do people really use social network sharing buttons?

I'm making a website that you can upload images to. Implementing social network sharing buttons for content is turning out to be a pain and not to my liking in that it requires extraneous Javascript ...
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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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How come Indiegogo links shared on G+ link to their page instead of displaying URL?

If an Indiegogo link, such as this one, gets shared on G+, their G+ page is displayed in the post in the place where commonly the URL would be displayed. I've tried looking analyzing the HTML, but ...
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how to make backlinks for Malayalam sites either english or Malayalam [duplicate]

I am new to SEO.I need help ? The website is fully in Malayalam content so how to make backlinks?But keyword is English. any body pls help me
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Are these companies really flouting social-media brand rules? [duplicate]

There are quite stringent guidelines that dictate how we treat logos of various social media sites. So for instance, Facebook has these for their "f" logo: ...
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Does Google crawl page when G+ logo is embedded?

I have a robots.txt file in the root to prevent search engines indexing any of my sites. I have a social media management application embedded on my site that includes all major social media channels ...
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Putting altered social media logo icons on my website, can I get sued?

I would say most websites with a somewhat thought-through graphical design use social media icons (i.e Twitter, Facebook, YouTube, etc) which are altered to fit the theme and design of the site. Now, ...
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Track social activity for any subdomain

We are working on a web application thats actually a network of subdomains. Each user own a subdomain for its own profile. We are looking for a way to track social activity, shares and likes for all ...
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Google/Facebook vote buttons if you already have share and follow

If I'm already using AddThis (Layers) to provide my visitors with the ability to share my pages and follow my social media handles is there any reason why I might also want to add a Google Plus or ...
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SEO: publish article on multiple platforms, or just link?

If I have my own blog and I make posts there, it is better if I go to my social profiles (Google+, Tumblr, Facebook, Pinterest, etc.) and I copy/paste the same content of that post, or it is better if ...
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Google Analytics Social Tracking implementation. Is Google's example correct?

The current Google Analytics help page on Social tracking (developers.google.com/analytics/devguides/collection/gajs/gaTrackingSocial?hl=es-419) links to this page with an example of the ...
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Social media measurement with Google Analytics

I work for a non profit and we are currently trying to develop a system to measure and evaluate our social media channels (Facebook and Twitter). We would like to track a variety of social metrics, ...
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Twitter vs. Facebook vs. Google+ in terms of influence on rankings.

Has anyone tested the effectiveness of social media signals from Twitter, Facebook, and Google+ as applied to influence on search engine rankings? For instance, is it better to have 100 +1's, or 100 ...
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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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Promoting my site on Facebook with my primary account, or create a new account?

I am about to launch my website and I so far have been using my personal account to promote the site in relevant groups etc. If I start to promote the site in a larger geographical area should I be ...
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I'm building a social media website and need terms and conditions template. What is the best way to get it? [closed]

I was thinking of getting certain sections from different websites to use to build my terms and conditions or can I just use twitters terms and conditions ?
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Looking for a Social Bookmarking Content Management System [duplicate]

I want to make a website like Reddit, I already tried Pligg, Drigg, Elgg but the codes were too messy and impossible to customize. I really like WordPress and Joomla but they are not designed for ...
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two seperate websites but I want one to rank quicker

I want to get a site I've had a while rank quicker, it is http://socialmediamarketingthailand.com being a social media marketer in Thailand. It's been up a while but I've not had much content on a ...
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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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In Google Analytics's social reports, how can I look at the opt_target parameter used by _trackSocial?

After implementing social interactions tracking using _trackSocial, how do I look at the opt_target parameter in my reports? I can only seem to drill down to social source and action. For example, I'm ...
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Why don't social news websites like Reddit or Hacker News show up more in Google results?

It's well known that Google tends to favor user generated content, so Wikipedia, StackExchange and so on often come up as the top results. However, I've noticed that I rarely ever see Reddit or Hacker ...
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SEO: Twitter outranks personal site?

For some reasons, even though I websites has pretty great onsite SEO I thinks, my Twitter profile "outrank" personal site consistently in Google/Bing SERPs on different computer around country and ...
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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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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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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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How to spot a good social media marketer [closed]

It's a bit subjective but helpful and on-topic IMO, mayebe should be made community wiki I've been in contact with some guest bloggers lately which are interested in publishing posts on my website's ...
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How often do users of social websites use viral inviters, like gmail/twitter/facebook integrations to invite friends?

I'm thinking about developing a viral invite type function to allow users to invite some of their contacts from popular OAuth services like gmail, facebook, twitter, linkedin, etc. Before I go there, ...
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Migration from one domain to another - Transfering the social media stats

I am planning to move my site from one domain to another i.e from domain a.com to b.com . The site also has a lot of content and the migration of content is not an issue. The 301 redirect will take ...
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Using addthis on a high traffic website

Would custom social sharing buttons work better than the bulky addthis widget on a highly trafficked website (100mil pageviews/day)?
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Social media guide for web startups

I'm looking for a social media guide that would talk me through all the different steps involved with setting up social media for a new website (e.g. how to create accounts on the main social media ...
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How do I get social engagement data in Google Analytics?

There's a Social Report under the Audience section. However it shows that none of our visitors are socially engaged. Searching the Google Analytics Help Centre for "social" or "engagement" doesn't ...
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Agile social media analysis and implementation

Are there any books/platforms for social media campaign planning and implementation that define a completely agile approach to engaging audiences on platforms such as Facebook, Linkedin, Twitter, etc? ...
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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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How to insert in a blog sharing links to visitors Tweet, Facebook and so on social networks?

I am developing a web blog using ASP.NET, but I guess that the tech details like this, here, is not important. My aim is to insert in every post I create those nice buttons to the social networks ...
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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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Add This - Shares vs Clicks

Using AddThis can someone please explain what the differences is if someone shares but does not click what does that mean? EX: I have 10 Shares and 7 clicks. What does that mean? Also what does it ...
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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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How to start and encourage an online community?

We're looking to add a forum/online community area to our website. Previous attempts of encouraging comments and interaction have failed and the community tends to die a death eventually. So, I've ...
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How to implement an email this link button

I'm adding Facebook like, Tweet, Google +1, LinkedIn Share buttons to some webpages. I'm also adding an email this link button as well. Currently I'm doing it like so.. I have nice button made up, ...
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Suggestions on managing social media accounts

As a company we now have Facebook, LinkedIN, Twitter and now Google+, is there a way to easily manage all these accounts without having to log into them individually? Things like posting content to ...
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Can I do Google +1 for my own sites?

Is it safe to +1 my own sites with google's new +1 button. I've added this button to my web pages but would there be any detrimental effect of clicking this link myself and +1 my own pages?
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Looking for the name of something (social analytics, maybe?)

I write a blog. I'm not really interested in search-engine optimization or social media marketing, but I am curious when people link, read and comment about things I write away from my blog itself. I ...
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Will Google's New +1 Count For SEO

I read somewhere that google's new +1 feature is going to affect google's search results. Apparently the more +1s you have, the better your site will rank in google. Is that true? And if it's true, ...
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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 accomplish a rich snippet with Twitter?

I would like to enhance my CTR for my pages and/or posts. When I publish these I tend to Tweet them so they become known. When doing some research on 'Grails' I just noticed the following snippet in ...