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Questions tagged [social-media]

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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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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Will showing social media sharing buttons cause a website to be banned inside China?

We are about to build a multi-regional website that targets users in China and other places. However, a concern was raised about the use of social media sharing buttons. Since China blocks common ...
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Why there is no back links displayed from SN sites (twitter, Facebook, gplus) in Google Webmaster?

We have built backlinks from Social networking websites such as gplus, Facebook and LinkedIn for many websites. For some websites, In web master, We see very less number of links and for some ...
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Metadata to block pages from being posted on social media

I am working on a website that contains pages that some contributors do not want posted on social media, but they still want pages to be indexed by search engines. For these pages, we add robots meta ...
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Will social sharing result in banning my Google AdSense account?

I have an approved Google AdSense account for a new website. To promote my website, I share the blogs on social media. If people click on the Ads through the link which I shared on social media, can ...
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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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Social profiles display in Google results profile box [duplicate]

We are trying to get a social profile to display for one of our clients - a large tyre retailer. We have followed the instructions at this link - https://developers.google.com/search/docs/data-types/...
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How to show more results for our brand name when searched for in Google?

The question, TL;DR: SERP is filled with a lot of comparison and review websites. How do I show my own subdomains, Twitter feed, and Wikipedia entry when a user searches for my "brand"? Slightly ...
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How do I measure whether the Facebook like box widget is effective on my site?

How can I tell if having the embedded Facebook iframe/html5 is any good at gathering a meaningful amount of page likes? (High enough to justify the real estate and extra load time it takes.) I see ...
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Will social sharing help my website rank in search engines?

I am owner of travel related website and recently found that two twitter users have shared a link from my website on their profile. Those profiles are not related to travel. One profile is sharing ...
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Do social media widgets have any effect on search engine optimisation?

Facebook and other social media platforms have developed social media widgets which are aesthetically pleasing but have quite a lot of dynamic content being loaded. With this in mind, would it be a ...
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Preserving social metrics when switching to https

I am switching all my sites to https this week and am running into an issue. We use AddThis for our sharing widgets and according to their support all our social metrics will be reset to zero once the ...
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Exceptional spike in traffic: can Google Analytics help to know the reason?

Imagine your traffic is like this, with a spike that is 2 times higher than usual average values (sometimes it can be x3 or x10): In order to find the reason, of course you can manually go to ...
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2 websites same company- different countries. How to set up?

My friend is selling his niche product in the US, and myself will do the same here in Australia. We will have 2 websites almost identical and we are thinking of linking to each other on our websites, ...
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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 ...
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Google Analytics: How to get WeChat traffic to show as a social network

One of our clients is doing a lot of advertising on WeChat, the leading social network in China (800M+ active users). As it's an international client, we're using Google Analytics as main platform for ...
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Target Facebook ads on people who like certain pages (for which I'm not the owner)

Let's say I sell fountain pens (just an example). I might have many potential customers among people who like the Facebook page "WeLoveFountainPens" or "MontBlanc Facebook page" (famous pen ...
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Will Google index images that we share on social networks?

I am developing an application and my team are advertising on it in Facebook, Instagram and Google plus. We are sharing creative and beautiful images in these networks, but unfortunately we don't see ...
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Twitter Card - Image not showing

I have this code: <meta name="twitter:card" content="summary" /> <meta name="twitter:site" content="@myTwitterUser" /> <meta name="twitter:creator" content="@myTwitterUser" /> <...
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Website which offers meme-search functionality and scheduled posting for Facebook [closed]

I watched a YouTube video 3 months ago about a website which offers scheduled posting for your Facebook page, but also offered a search engine which scraped google for appropriate memes for your ...
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How can I delete Linkedin js files? [closed]

Data I have been working to improve about "site loading speed" on my wordpress website for a while. Also I have a Linkedin account for website. Problem My latest research showed that these links ...
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How to match the email addresss with social media profile? [closed]

I am willing to attempt a methodology that will help me to correlate an email addresses to the social media profiles. I have tried to find out way through which it will be comfortable and faster to ...
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Google says they don't use social media for ranking it and yet I get advice that it is important

I've seen on multiple posts with many of the (very) experienced users on this site, saying it is important to have a strong social media presence for SEO & ranking purposes, which led me to this ...
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Do links on social media sites improve my SEO? If yes, what determines the how much they help?

I'm a frequent Reddit user where I love sharing content from my website - hobby stuff, worldbuilding and such. I have several links there, and some more on Twitter and little on Facebook, but barely ...
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Facebook Comments Mirroring - How to Reset a Webpage URL

I created a comments plugin for my website, specified the page URL, inserted my APP ID in a meta tag. My app is public and available to all users. In the Moderation Tool, I enabled comments mirroring ...
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Google Plus Pages For Business / Blog

I've had several Google+ Pages for a few years now but never really used them, so I decided to delete the ones I had, and set up 2 new ones that will go with my new blogs, to also allow me to set up a ...
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Correct way to use sameAs itemprop in Microdata

My client has recently implemented the sameAs markup for the social media profiles. They have used Microdata as they don't want to use JSON-LD as they feel it'll be some work to go through the site ...
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Should a business create social media accounts for founders in addiion to a company social media account?

Is it a good idea to have a company profile on social media as well as individual accounts of people that are involved in the company, for example the founders, CEO, etc.? I am thinking of a business ...
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Is using Google Plus account still worth it for SEO and Social traffic?

We primarily use Twitter, Facebook and LinkedIn for our social media posting. Lately, I have been reading that G+ is still worth using for social traffic and general SEO, especially for local. Is it ...
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Replacing The Displayed URL When Sharing On Social Media

The best way I can explain this question is with a real life example. Team Rock host their magazine Classic Rock as a subdomain to the comapny website, i.e. http://classicrock.teamrock.com, which is ...
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Do Instagram clone sites give juice to linked content?

Instagram seems to be not indexed by Google, and I'm assuming this is so because Instagram wants it this way and Google obliges. So, Instagram content and the links within--if any are present either ...
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How do I get statistics on which hashtags a Twitter account has used?

I'm trying to review how a client has used Twitter so that they get an understanding which hashtags staff have used over the years. Update: I'm interested in seeing which tags were most used and ...
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Wordpress social icons not linking to social media account?

I'm new to WP so maybe I'm looking at the wrong place but- I have social icons at the top of my website (as is default by the WP Theme). I want the icons (FB, Twitter, YT, Linkedin, Skype) to link to ...
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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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How do I specify the image that will be shared to social media?

I'm looking for a way to specify the image that gets selected and shown as a preview when a link to a webpage is shared on social media accounts like Facebook, Twitter, Google+, Reddit, etc. I ...
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Domain name extension importance and hosting area location.

I'm very curious, how is domain extension REALLY impact the SEO in most of search engines and specially in google and social media. I'll clear out my point here: there's lots of material about that ...
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User profile URL design

I've noticed that some sites are moving away from root-directory user profiles. For example, YouTube channel URLs are now /channel/<id> and /c/<username> instead of simply /<username>...
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Is the nofollow attribute present in reddit links?

All SEO articles I've read on this subject claim that reddit links are nofollow. I am not questioning that information, but I would like to know how these folks are able to verify that reddit links ...
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Adding Social Extensions to Google Ad Words

I have viewed several videos that describe how to add G+ to Google Ad Words' ad extensions. The issue is that in 2015, there is no "Add Social Extensions" option under the Add Extensions tab. Can ...
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How can I find where my FB page have been shared?

How can I check where a page is shared on facebook? I'd like to check how many times it has been shared. How can I get this information?
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Is there any method to unblock the website from Facebook?

I am handling a domain www.example.com after putting this URL in Facebook, it says the domain looks suspicious. It is a eCommerce website, no issues found by whois Webmaster is set but, it seems fine ...
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Will search engines penalize duplicate content between my site and my Facebook page?

If I post on my Facebook page and then copy the same content to my website, does Google recognize it as an unoriginal content?
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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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How do I implement “share on Twitter” for photos on my website?

I have a "share on Twitter" button on my website that allows users to easily share a tweet with the web page. The page features a photo, and we would really like to have users tweet the photo itself ...
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Google analytics stopped showing trackbacks after tracking code change

We have a pretty heavily linked-to website. GA showed some trackback in Acquisition > Social > Trackbacks every day until a few days ago, then all the sudden nothing. There's data in other report ...
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Open Graph object type for secondary pages in local business website

I'm developping a website for a local business, and I don't know what is the most pertinent og:type to chose for pages like "about us", "other services", "contact us" and so on... As stated in the OG ...
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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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Track traffic from Social Media in Google Analytics while using a URL shortening service

A company that does social media management for us (creates content, posts updates etc) uses a URL shortening service so they can give statistics in their dashboard about traffic from SM. They add a ...
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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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Tracking Individual Social Media Campaigns?

I've been given the task of promoting fundraising events online using Social Media and Google Analytics for our website. Each fundraising event, has it's own Social Media Campaign. The purpose of a ...