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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How do I track traffic from TikTok?

I've got a channel on TikTok with over 8,000 followers and over 350,000 views. My URL is in the profile but I don't see traffic referred by TicTok in Ionos > Referring pages. How can I figure out ...
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Redirecting naked domain to a social profile

What is the best practice for SEO? I'm thinking about moving my blog to blog.example.com and having example.com redirection to my Instagram account. Is it a good/bad idea? How can it affect my SEO ...
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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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Would removing a domain-verification tag specific to a social media platform (Facebook) have negative effects on SEO?

Our company previously had a Facebook page, complete with FB business and advertising account, so naturally, years ago, I installed a facebook-domain-verification tag on the website using a TXT record ...
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Cannot create Twitter ad based on creative with text and image

Twitter support doesn't respond, and the site's telling me I need a creative in order to finish and send out my advertisement. I separately uploaded a creative but when I go back to the Twitter ...
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Link preview not shown on any social media

I was testing to see how my links appear when they are shared on WhatsApp or other social media. I found that it only shows the link, but not the meta description and page/post image etc. I am using ...
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Can Google Analytics count visitors from social media through our site to an affiliate link?

Is there are any way to track how many visitors come from a social media channel like Facebook to a landing page and from here to an external page (although an affiliate)?
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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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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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Should a business create social media accounts for founders in addition 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 there a standard format for declaring a web page's informational relationship to multiple social media accounts?

Question: How should I approach <link>-ing a web document to three or more separate social media accounts, residing on one or more social media platforms (Facebook, LinkedIn, Twitter etc.)? ...
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How to get site link image to show up reliably when posting to social sites?

I hope this is the right kind of question for this forum. I have seen this post but it didn't help or I didn't understand it well enough. I'm trying to have the feature so that when a link (to a ...
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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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Twitter Card - Image with port not showing, but showing without port

Images without port is working. But if image with port, it won't load. Those images with port are not loading: https://webro.ml:8083/images/sprite.png?1446554103 https://www.findmyprofession.com:...
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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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Social media icons on website

Possibly an already answered question, but I'm having doubts with regards to properly adding social media icons to a website. I work for a company and at the bottom of our website there are social ...
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Can format of Facebook page name affect SEO?

I was asked to set up a company Facebook page some time ago according the following format, with an underscore connecting the 2 parts of the business name: 'Companyname_aus' The company HQ is in ...
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How to force Facebook to update an og:image that the scraper didn't download correctly?

My case is like this: I load the og:image by my own CDN (like this: https://cdn03.indozone.id/content/2019/05/14/WYsbvr/t_5cda33b9072e5_700.jpg). Sometimes, when I share to social media (Facebook for ...
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Correct Schema.org for user-generated social media content

I'm a server-side developer dabbling in structured data (Schema.org) for the first time. The web application I'm developing contains user generated "topics" in which said users can submit bite-sized ...
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Does a facebook like-box or twitter follow pop up hurt SEO

I have a website with consistent SEO traffic. I would like to display facebook like-box (and/or twitter follow) in a pop up after the user spends certain time (say 5 seconds) on a page. Will such an ...
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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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How do I allow visitors on my site to share my photos on their facebook news feed?

How do I allow visitors on my site to share my photos, on their Facebook wall/news feed? I see that there is a "share" or "like" option from Facebook but that seems to share the whole page. I would ...
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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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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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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 they ...
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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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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:...
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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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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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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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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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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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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 ...