What Are Social Meta Tags? How to Control How Your Content Looks in Social Media Shares was originally published on BruceClay.com, home of expert search engine optimization tips.
Have you ever pasted a link into Facebook or Twitter to find that the associated image has nothing to do with the content of that page, or that the post description reads like an SEO Mad Lib?
You think twice about sharing it, don’t you?
There’s a way for marketers to control the experience their content produces as it shows up on social networks including Google+, Facebook and Twitter. Control the social media content your page generates through social meta tags.
For instance, if someone copies a link to the index page of the Tim Ferriss blog in their Facebook status update: