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Are there any studies on “Left vs Right Side” for a floating social share widget?

A client wants one of those floating/sticky vertical social bars on the side of every page of their site. Its from AddThis -- you have probably seen them around the web, stuck to a side of the ...
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Unexpected traffic from social-buttons.com

In google-analytics for my website, I noticed unexpected traffic referred by social-buttons.com. I don't use the social button code supplied by this website, However, I use addthis.com codes beside ...
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How to get image to appear for Linkedin social share [closed]

I've got a blog with social sharing activated. I've been able to get images to appear properly when someone shares a post for Facebook, Google+ and Twitter. However, when I click to share through ...
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Excluding Facebook Crawler From Following Htaccess Redirects?

I recently made my website https and it's previous url (http) had many Facebook likes which I would like to migrate to the new https url. The only change to the url was the https, no domain change or ...
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Nofollow on share links?

I looked up on Google about this and most of the articles talk about not making nofollow links my social pages, instead making them rel="me", I got that. But I want to know if it is a good idea to add ...
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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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Why do two different +1 buttons on the same page but for different urls show the same counts?

The following buttons always display the same count (which is the count of the page without the querystring) despite being different urls: <div class="g-plusone" data-size="small" ...
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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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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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Affect on SEO if share buttons appear before content

I love the way Mashable has big aggregated share counters and share buttons at the top of each article, I think it encourages sharing of articles and it looks nice. I recently added something similar ...
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Placing likes, pluses and other social sharing things on the pages where they not likely to be used

I just checked the pages from best-of-industry sites and not all of them has lots of likes, pluses and so on. I reasonably expect that the pages of my site will have even less. I can expect that the ...
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How to get a list of people who G+1 my website?

I want to add a G+1 button to my website with which I would like to gather feedback. For this to work I need to be notified each time someone G+1's and shares my website so that I can read the ...
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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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Trying to add share button for blog articles

I have added share buttons to the articles on this page: http://185.37.226.104/noticias I have used the code generated here. As you can see there are multiple articles on the same page, I have ...
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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 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 can I make the Twitter sharing button on my site tweet unique message with each page?

I had set up my Twitter button using this tool from Twitter here And I put it on every page of the website. But it generates the same message on every page. But ideally I would need it to generate a ...
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Can I have users share images from my site on Instagram?

Is there a way for me to suggest that my users share the images from my website on Instagram? I've found share buttons for other sites like Facebook and Pinterest. I ask because a user was uploading ...
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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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Google+ and SEO: +1 button or follow button / profile badge on a new website?

I am starting a new website, and I expect only to have few daily visitors for the first month. I know how +1s on the different pages could help the rank of that specific page in Google search. but we ...