The point of facebook is that it is social. The value of a like is not the like itself but the network of people it connects to. Pages arn't popular because they have x likes, they are popular because a natural like indicates a number of real people are recommending to their real friends. So buying fake likes is of very little benefit.
The vocabulary Schema.org doesn’t offer a property for this purpose.
Schema.org defines the type LikeAction, but this is for representing the action that something has liked (or can like) something. (The type UserLikes is deprecated, but wouldn’t help anyway.)
You could represent with Schema.org that your article is the object of multiple LikeAction items (...
Who knows how they're generated. Could be a script, could just be a person in a room creating fake accounts. It doesn't matter how, what matters is that they're fake.
While I don't think there is a penalty for this type of thing (yet), they're definitely not going to help. The point of using Social websites as an SEO signal is that if lots of people are ...
Facebook has Developer Plugins that do exactly what you want.
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You've probably added a like button that likes the current URL dynamically. This will show the likes of that particular web page as generated here.
If you want a like button, but for it to like your Facebook page instead, you'll have to enter the URL to your Facebook page in the URL field at the above Like Button page.
Otherwise you can create a widget for ...
They are obviously not quality likes, you can usually buy an 100 of them for 10 dollars. But still buying fake likes can be of benefit for two things:
Until you don't have 25 likes you are not able to view FB page statistics.
People visiting your site might be well impressed by seeing the FB widget that shows 500 likes. Far more impressed than adding fake ...
Facebook does not allow you to link the likes on your site and on your page. In fact, every page on your site can have a different number of likes.
Likes cannot be transferred between pages on your site or between your home page and your Facebook page.
The only time that likes can be consolidated is if there are two Facebook pages with the same topic. ...
In video here you can see it all setting up.
You can use something like this for the tracking:
And in Google analytics, you can set up.
Hmm, I think you may be in the clear as far as using the word "like". If they had it protected, there would be a ™ or something similar on all their buttons and they would speak of the protection of the word in their branding found at https://www.facebookbrand.com/.
On their brand useage PDF it speaks of it in scope of an image and says the following:
Most likes are related to the current page you are browsing on your site. On the other hand, profile likes are related to your facebook page off your site. You need to make a facebook "profile" like in order to assimilate to your "like count" on the facebook profile. So when you are making the like button, use this as the url:
Frank comment tells you what you should do, but if you don't want to do it, you can simply increase the number of Facebook "likes" with a very easy trick a found recently, first of all you must know that Facebook "likes" are likes and comments, so if you want to increase this number you can go to you Facebook and you will share this URL (change the privacy ...
You're confusing likes on the page you set up with URL likes.
Whilst many of these tools don't work correctly, it is in actual fact not the correct answer here. The Quick Sprout tool you're using shows you FB Likes and FB Shares for the URL you're analysing. This has nothing to do with how many likes your FB page has.
As you can see from Facebook's API ...
This question has been asked a few times on Stack Overflow and is best suited on their since it requires coding via Facebooks API, Thanks to Rink for pointing out the below information.
How to get number of likes from Facebook Button
There are two ways to get the number of facebook likes.
Google pushes most if not all of the Pagerank to the new page when you use a "301 Moved Permanently" redirect.
Google has been ambiguous on the "all or most" point in the past. Here is the latest video that Matt Cutts posted answering: What percentage of Pagerank is lost through a 301 redirect?. After that, lots of people were still confused in the ...
The page http://www.addthis.com/social-plugins/facebook-like-button states a different namespace to that mentioned above. It should be:
I've just tried it and it works fine, my counter is back.