Love it or hate it, Facebook is the most popular social networking site in the world (as of 6/6/14). Due to its widespread online presence, its important to ensure that your content is not only optimized for the web and mobile but also for social media channels.
Have you ever found that you’ve tried to paste a URL into Facebook and found that the image didn’t look right? It’s a constant bug bear for most individuals and thankfully with Facebook’s easy to use debugging tool you can avoid this situation. With the use of the debugging tool, you can easily turn any web page into a rich object in a social networking environment.
What’s so good about it?
The debugging tool allows you to customize the associated content of your URL, which is enclosed inside the meta tags of your page (that back end stuff that helps with SEO).
By making a few changes to your meta data of the web page, you can easily customize your images as per your interest. This API allows not only your images and web content to be represented in a richly manner but also controls the way in which your site information would be shared by people in a social environment.
It is a revolutionary API tool which can completely change the way your images, content and other non- Facebook data would be represented by the use of open graphs in Facebook.
So, check out the debugger tool and see how to make your content richer and attractive on facebook.
Ps. If you aren’t comfortable editing the backend information of your site and if you are a WordPress user download SEO by Yoast. SEO by Yoast is a fantastic plugin that lets you not only improve SEO but customize the way your content is viewed on social media.
Until next time,
Cents and Sensibility
Julia Taine, Executive Director of Vent2Me, is a marketing problem solver and mentor. A mover and a shaker, Julia sees a niche in an industry, and takes it, by making it her own. Julia started Vent2Me, because people she knew were struggling with their online presence and their digital strategies. Julia knew she could help these people, and so here she is today.