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Create FB custom audience from user URL

I have a list of many Facebook users with URLs like: facebook.com/firstname.surname facebook.com/pseudo facebook.com/profile.php?id=12345678910xxx1112 How can I create a Custom Audience with these ...
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Facebook share preview not working when behind reverse proxy

I host a website on Azure (Web App), but in front of it there is a reverse proxy server (Win Server 2012R2, IIS 8, ARR 3) to route /blog requests to another server. If I try to share an url (...
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Does Open Graph allow multiple types?

According to the OGP documentation it is allowed to have multiple entries of the same tag with different values. In this case, tag properties are read in the order they appear. In the following ...
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"unrecognized feature:'attribution-reporting'" from Google Tag Manager causing drop in ad conversions for Facebook and Google

I'm seeing 1 warning from the gtm.js library in Chrome browser console which could be related to this issue but I didn't find any information about them online.This is the error message: unrecognized ...
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Does Google Analytics report on social media referrals?

I already know how to show device type that customer use when click link that contain gtag. Now I want to know which social media that customer uses when they click the link. Example, I share my link ...
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Should I verify third party Facebook pixels on my domain with DNS TXT records?

As part of some iOS 14 change, Facebook is now requiring some tracking pixels to have a verified domain (verified by adding a DNS TXT record). On the site I am working on, Facebook pixels belonging to ...
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How to set up the view content trigger for the Facebook pixel so that it only fires on the landing page?

I was wondering how you can trigger the view content event dynamically. We have different pages on our website and sometimes the ads we run on Facebook land on a product page, on the home page, on a ...
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Retrieving Facebook page feed

I know this has been (seemingly) asked before, but the Facebook API changes so regularly historic answers are no longer relevant. I want to show the latest 5 Facebook items from a page's feed on a ...
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Facebook debugger reports "Curl error: 56 (RECV_ERROR)" when scraping content from my site

Starting from today (16th May 2020), all of today's news from my website www.indozone.id cannot scrape anything (ex. https://www.indozone.id/health/gms7nka/diet-aktor-bollywood-hrithik-roshan-berpuasa-...
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When setting up a campaign, Facebook is crawling my website using an Iphone user agent

Whenever I'm I'm setting up a campaing on Facebook, I get two visits from Facebook's auto crawlers. The first one I can identify as a robot and serve the SSR (HTML) version to it. The user agent is: ...
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We use an 'Upgraded Custom Audience Pixel', why is Facebook doing a callback whenever an action is performed on my website

I'm using Facebook's 'Upgraded Custom Audience Pixel' (connect.facebook.net/en_US/fbevents.js) and I've just noticed that each time an action is performed on my website, such as using a <select>,...
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Could adding engaging business Facebook posts to our Google My Business Listing make it more engaging?

We recently got our Google My Business Listing (GMBL) up and running for our yoga training business. For a number of years we've had an active FB page and we post about 2-3 post per week on our FB ...
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Is it really impossible to track (in Google Analytics) Facebook as the referrer for traffic originating from a link to my site in a Facebook post?

I feel like this should be quite simple. I have a website for a small business who's traffic I track/monitor with Google Analytics. I have a FaceBook page for the same business. I make frequent/...
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How can you share an audience from Google Analytics to Facebok remarketing

Can you use the audience lists that you created in Analytics, in Facebook or you should create them straight in Facebook?
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Targeting friends of a specific user with Facebook Marketing API

Our website provide a service that is mainly targeting friends of our users. We had this great idea of using the friends_of_connection setting to show custom ads to friends per user. In other words, ...
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Facebook Business Locations: Adding new locations

Anyone have experience with Facebook Business Locations? I'm having trouble uploading new branches/locations to a client's FB page. They have a number of locations already successfully listed but they ...
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Facebook share counter reset after HTTPS

I just moved my blog to https and, of course, all the facebook shares counters are now reset to 0. I've spent several hours reading stuff online and I got the solution to point the og:url tag to the ...
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Google Analytics - display campaign pages showing up as 'referral' traffic

I tag all Facebook advertising as facebook / display with utm tags, which enables me to see which campaigns are driving traffic and conversions from those ads. However, I also see a large number of ...
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Facebook Audience Network(FAN) Ads with Adsense ads, is it policy compliant?

In my responsive website I want to implement both Adsense and FAN on same page for mobile visitors. Is it policy compliant? I'm not using DFP.
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Do external links drop Facebook reach?

I know if you post a YouTube link in a Facebook post it reduces the reach (organic and paid), but is this true for posting any non-Facebook link in a post?
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"Facebook Page: Not found example.com", the domain was verified six months ago in the "Business Settings"

For many years, when I share a link to any of the pages of my website on Facebook, I find an "i" icon that leads to the following message: example.com registered: More than 10 years ago ...
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Can I prevent social sharing on Facebook from showing punycode for my Internationalized Domain Name (IDN)?

I am currently configuring the different metatags for social sharing on a website that uses an IDN (Internationalized Domain Name). I came to the realization that the URL shown to the end-user on the ...
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Facebook tracking with utm tags results in 100 percent bouncerate for certain browsers

I´ve experienced problems recently with the tracking of facebook ads. Solely traffic from Android Webview browser gets registered, all traffic from other browsers have a bouncerate of 100percent. I ...
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Facebook Instant Articles gives "Unclaimed URL" error

I don't know which URL paste in the RSS feed. When I try, I get the following error: Production RSS Feed Connect your RSS feed for Insntant Articles here. Learn more about automated publishing ...
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Adding Facebook Pixel Event results in error

I'm trying to create a Facebook Pixel Event, however I get an error on my site, every time I try to add it. The error states: "Request could not be processed: We could not process your request. ...
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Can a reverse-proxied Facebook in an IFRAME access the other logged-in Facebook's in other windows and IFRAMEs?

We have set up a reverse proxy to Facebook. We wound up another subdomain on our server and pointed it at https://www.facebook.com using the following web.config. (Redacted slightly for security's ...
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Disabling hotlinking images hinders Facebook from showing images

I disabled hotlinking via CPanel, and added my own website, plus my CDN, www.facebook.com, facebook.com to the exceptions list for both https and http protocols. However, when I use the Facebook ...
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Is the "fb:admins" meta tag deprecated in favor for "fb:app_id" or can it still be used if there is no Facebook app?

I am trying to migrate an old site to a new site. In the homepage of the old site https://www.example.com, I see the following line: <meta property="fb:admins" content="#####" /> The homepage ...
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How to decide domain of CanonicalUrl

I assume that I have two domains http://www.domain1.com and http://www.domain2.com with the same contents. By default, accessing DOMAIN 1 will be redirected to DOMAIN 2. Now I want to add the Facebook ...
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Setting up Google Analytics Goal for Facebook Messenger Plugin

How do insert the plugin code to create an event to fire in Google Analytics whenever someone uses our Facebook chat plugin that is on our website?
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How can I add a Facebook pixel to a site hosted in Sitecore?

My customer has numerous business locations hosted in Sitecore, and I need to add the pixel code to each. I have found the area that allows for Google Analytics, but can't find anything relating to ...
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Domain/IP address blacklisted

I started a website last year and did not realise that the mail server was enabled. As a result the domain has been responding to EHLO/HELO requests with localhost.localdomain which Composite ...
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How to tell Facebook to update my site's pages in Facebook cache more frequently?

Authors writing for our website A are also handling promotion of articles they wrote - they share these articles on Facebook by simply Ctrl+C and Ctrl+V article's URL and hitting Publish post button. ...
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How to add reviews from Facebook to Google

I have a website which I created with WordPress. I want to know how to add reviews from Facebook in Google search. Also I want to know is there any way to show recent posts using Google business. ...
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Social sharing count (Specially Facebook and Twitter) when moving to HTTPS

How can I get back the social sharing count (Specially Facebook and Twitter) when moving to HTTPS? Note : WordPress Site (I don't think platform does not related to this question. But if it is ...
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Facebook debugger is caching different IP addresses for same domain

I have problem with Facebook debugger, I tried to scrape domains few times, and I got strange results. Facebook debugger is caching different IP addresses for the same domain. I saw a few different ...
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Missing "AddToCart, Purchase, ViewContent" events in (Facebook Pixel)?

I was trying to create Facebook dynamic Add. After running the add it's activated but 1 error showing. Missing "AddToCart, Purchase, ViewContent" events in (Facebook Pixel Name) like this pixel code ...
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Can I add the same Facebook pixel for 2 websites?

The Facebook account that I use is a collective account for 2 services, which have 2 different websites, but they are the same company. I want to add the same pixel to the second (new) website. I use ...
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Facebook sharing debugger does not display the page title

I am working on a page that has music content and is partially rendered on the server (<head> and its contents as well as the basic html structure are rendered server side, the rest of the page ...
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Facebook Instant Articles with Live Status Not Appearing

Last year we have made the needed setup for Facebook Instant Articles publishing with the hope that this will improve the speed and experience of our blog posts when accessed from Facebook. We have ...
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Facebook comments lost after enabling https

I just enabled https on blogger on a custom domain and fixed already mixed content. One of the problems I am encountering is the facebook comments. All are lost. I already put a code to instruct ...
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Auto-post or share on facebook from my own blog/article/listing platform

I have been searching for a way to automatically post or share articles / listings from my own self-made blog-ish platform. It's nothing complicated and every article/listing contains a title, ...
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Can Facebook advertising be targetted only to users with an email address?

We are trying to promote our website with Facebook ads. We are finding a sizable percentage of users that come in through those FB ads are trying to sign up for our site but don't have an email ...
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facebook: what is the use of sharing custom data in facebook pixel

"Audience building can be enhanced by the passing of customData into the track and trackCustom calls. You can not track or optimize for conversions based on custom events at the current time." I read ...
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Facebook's position on creating a intermediate redirect page for sharing

I am wondering how risky and compliant it is to create an intermediate page for social share, especially on Facebook. What I want to do is customize the OG tags for certain links and not have to ...
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Literal '{{transactionTotal}}' appear when using Facebook conversion pixel instead of it being replaced by a number

I have this as the datalayer. When I view the sourcecode of the site, the datalayer appears at the bottom of the page. dataLayer = [{ transactionId: '172601', transactionTotal: 6.09, ...
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Auto approve Facebook comments on website?

I'm using the Facebook Comments Plugin for my website's commenting feature for articles on the website. I notice now that all the comments are lined up for me to approve. Is there any way/settings ...
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Number of comments on shares impossibly greater than zero

After clicking on the "reach" number on a Facebook post, as an admin of a Facebook post, I get these numbers: As you can see from this screenshot, this post supposedly has received 24 comments on ...
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Google Analytics model comparison tool shows all traffic as direct when it actually came from Facebook and Instagram

We have created a new site and we are doing an Ad Campaign in Facebook Ads. My problem is that when I go to Google Analytics to analyze my traffic with the Model Comparison Tool and I click to First ...
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Should headlines on a social media link post be similar to the article headline on the website to help gain ranking?

If I have a website where news articles are posted - basically a headline, copy and image - and I want to drive traffic towards this via Facebook, will using the same headline on both main site and ...
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