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Twitter is a microblogging service that lets users post "tweets" of up to 140 characters.

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Unverified Twitter accounts in Google Knowledge Graph panels? [closed]

It appears that Google is now showing unverified Twitter profiles in their Google Knowledge Graph panels in Google Search. As an example search Gabe Newell, which shows an unverified Twitter account ...
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Twitter - Google Analytics discrepancy

I am trying to find out what, if anything, we can do about the discrepancy between Twitter's reported websiteclicks on our ads there, and the sessions showing up in Google Analytics for the campaigns. ...
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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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Why would images in my Twitter Card posts disappear?

Wondering whether some other people are having the same issue as I. I create posts on my WordPress website, go to Twitter and write a tweak about them, after a few, the Twitter Card shows as expected,...
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Company Twitter comes up in the wrong language

If you search "(company name) twitter", our twitter page doesn't come up at all. If you search "(company twitter handle)", our twitter is the first result...but it's the bulgarian language version of ...
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How to post a tweet when a new file is uploaded onto a directory over FTP [closed]

I really hope this is the correct platform for my question. I have spent countless hours on Google but I came up empty-handed. How can I automatically post a tweet when a new file is uploaded onto a ...
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How to attribute goal conversions to a user landing on the site from a Twitter link

I have a client who posts links to their ecommerce site on their twitter profile throughout the week. users click those links that takes them to the ecommerce site, and they will purchase a product. I ...
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Will Posting a Link to My Site in Every Tweet Have a Negative Impact on SEO?

I have a site that auto-posts to twitter (and facebook) different content from my site (always unique) about 5 times per day. Will including a backlink to my site in every post negatively (or ...
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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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auto resizing twitter card image to fit twitter timeline

my code looks like this <meta property='og:description' content='<?php echo($description) ?>' /> <meta property='og:title' content='<?php echo($title) ?>' /> <...
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Twitter default widget, links, negative seo and latest Google Webmaster Central latest blog post: “a reminder about widget links”

With the latest post from Google Webmaster Central we're reminded about the quality of non-editorially established links and the rel attribute of the link ideally needing to be nofollow. For my ...
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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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A light(er)weight twitter feed widget?

I'm using the "official" twitter feed widget, and I just noticed in Firefox's network inspector that it's adding +- 220 kB of data to my site at load time. 100 kB is the "widgets.js" file, the other ...
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What does your bit.ly username and password become when you login using Twitter?

I use a Twitter account to login to bit.ly at the sign in screen. I've also signed up to use their authentication because I want to use node.js to generate shortened links using the node-bitlyapi ...
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How to find out which links of website posted on Twitter

I recenlty noticed many requests from Twitterbot user agent in my website's logs which I believe it doesn't crawl by itself unless someone is posting links of my website on Twitter. These posts might ...
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Twitter blocking links to Blogspot blog

A colleague is unable to post links to his Blogspot-hosted site to Twitter. We both see the message that "This request looks like it might be automated. To protect our users from spam......" I ...
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Why does it seem my GA include-only-hostname filter is filtering out hits from Twitter?

I took the advice from this article to eliminate referral spam from my Google Analytics report by filtering out all hits that didn't use my hostname. There is only one other filter on that view, one ...
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Twitter card [summary_large_image] not displaying image

I have set up a series of Twitter cards for my website. The type of twitter card is [summary_large_image]. The meta-information included in the <head> of my webpage is: <meta name="twitter:...
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Can Twitter Analytics show the number of clicks from Tweets back to my website?

I have just added "conversion tracking" https://analytics.twitter.com/accounts/[xxxxxxx]/conversion_tracking Sadly after adding the JS code to my website I still can not see where I can view which ...
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How to find Twitter site_id when implementing Twitter Cards?

The Cards Markup Tag Reference mentions site_id, a value which remains the same even if my Twitter username changes. I may change my website's Twitter username at a future date so would prefer to use ...
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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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Is aggregating images using Twitter's API legal according to the terms & conditions?

Is one able to legally use the Twitter API to search for a given tag, pull down images associated with that tag and then re-post them within a gallery of their own on their own domain? Assume that ...
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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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Start an internal site blog or focus on Facebook and LinkedIn?

I am putting together a social media campaign for my company. We already have a site with 300,000 product pages and I am wonder how effective blogging within the site would be compared to to blogging ...
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How to generate meta tags for Twitter player card

I am using flow player as video player in my website. Twitter supports player cards which will require some tags to be inserted in our pages provided by twitter. I did the same as mentioned by twitter ...
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Is there any weight for a retweet by a bot?

There are many bots in Twitter that keep retweeting certain hash tags. Retweets carry weight in terms of SEO. Is it the same with a Twitter bot ? A bot could be written for the sake of tweet ...
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Is there anything I can do if I found someone copying my content and spreading on FB/Twitter?

I made a website and it somehow became very popular last year. Then later today I found someone just stole my content and spread it in Twitter and Facebook. And many users are sharing that fake ...
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Is it permissible to copy content from social networking sites?

For a social page on Twitter or Google Plus that promotes tourism by renting a car in worldwide locations, will it count as a negative if we copy the content from an authoritative website? For ...
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Implementing Twitter Into Website Using API [closed]

I used to use a JQuery plugin called Seaofclouds on my websites to embed the latest 5 or 10 tweets into my footer but since 1.1 came out this function is not available any more - Is there an updated ...
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Can we make those who sign up to our page automatically follow our Facebook page?

Is it possible to make somebody that logs in with Facebook automatically like our Facebook page? I have the same question about Twitter. If anyone logs in via Twitter, can they automatically follow ...
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Preventing Twitterbot to access website

I have a Twitter application so users of my application shares links of my webpage inside their tweets. It seems like bots follow these links and some of these bots create high bandwidth usage. And ...
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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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Including Open Graph meta tags and Twitter card tags for SEO

I have used these tags before to share some content for user to preview on Facebook or Twitter before they actually go into the shared link/video. But when I was asked to include these tags only for ...
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Where to find twitter analytics data?

I cannot find twitter analytics data on ads.twitter.com On many articles is written that I just need to click the "Analytics" tab but I can't find it!
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Is it possable to see were a t.co link was originaly posted / refered from?

We get quite allot of referal traffic from t.co/ links showing up in Google Analytics, which is great, but with any decent source of traffic its really helpful to be able to see where it was ...
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Twitter share link: how to properly implement counter when using a URL shortener?

I've implemented a share-URL-popup for Twitter but I think sometimes text + URL will not fit in to the 140 allowed chars of Twitter: "https://twitter.com/intent/tweet" + "?text=" + encodeURIComponent(...
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My users don't want to be tracked by FB, Google etc. How can I then implement “share” buttons?

I don't have any Ads and I am not using Google Analytics. I am using Piwick instead. But I still want to be able to share the content via share buttons on Twitter, Facebook, Google+ etc. The ...
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Transferring a domain, will my Twitter likes / tweets / shares be transferred?

I've got a domain micro-site.com which I want to transfer to my-site.com/micro-site as it has a some strong authoritative links. I'll do this by moving the content and then setting up 301 redirects. ...
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Multiple calls for mutiple Facebook, twitter buttons

If a page has multiple facebook/twitter buttons for multiple stories (24 buttons for 24 stories), its creating 24 files for fb likes and 24 folders for twitter where count is saved. This is making the ...
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Are twitter backlinks counted

We've recently had our website tweeted by a couple of bigish media outlets 0.5m+ followers, some of the links are our direct url, and some are t.co urls. From an seo point of view a link on their ...
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Bootstrap tutorial [closed]

I am a newbie :( Out of a mix of curiosity and a desire to live on the edge, I just downloaded Twitter's Bootstrap! I see many cool bells and whistles there! The problem is I don't know how to go ...
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Why I see instant clicks from Twitter?

I don't know it is the right place to ask or not. But I have this doubt. When I post something on twitter, I see some 9-10 instant clicks on that link. I get this everytime. I searched a lot about ...
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Custom short URLs

I'm creating a WordPress site for a client and he mentioned that he would like his own custom URL shortening when sharing to Twitter. How do I go about setting up one of these? If I had to guess, I ...
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How to create sharing icons with the share count number showing?

See a sample article on theonion.com I know how to create icons for these sites without using their standard widget, but how did they get the number of share, bellow each icon ? Is there an API to ...
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Preventing botvisits to website

Every time some user shares my website's address inside his/her tweets, the following bots come to my website: UnwindFetchor/1.0 (+http://www.gnip.com/) ShowyouBot (http://showyou.com/crawler) ...
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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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How to index Facebook & Twitter company pages by location?

I own a regional business directory and want to collect and add URLs of company Facebook Pages and Twitter pages by location (City and/or Zip code). What would be the best method to accomplish this ...
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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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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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When does Twitter api V1.1 will be active? [closed]

When does Twitter api V1.1 will be active? I can see warnings for Deprecated version, but when do we expect the new version to come alive.