Facebook share showing wrong description solution

When you share a  post or a page on Facebook, it would pull the first few lines of the post and use it as content description.

Where does Facebook get the description?

Facebook pulls the description from the following sources, in this order:

  1. First it looks for a description meta tag, and uses the content as description.
  2. If there is no description meta tag found, Facebook looks for the first <code>&lt;p&gt;</code> (paragraph) tag that contains at least 120 characters.
  3. If none of the above is available, it leaves the description spot blank.

According to Facebook, it scrapes your page every 24 hours to ensure the description (and other share data) are up to date. However, you can manually refresh it by entering the post URL into the Facebook URL Linter


About Zahidul Hossein Ripon

Zahidul Hossein Ripon a Bangladesh national, born in 1983 did Bachelor of Science in Computer Science and Engineering. At present, Mr. Ripon is working as a Managing Director in Coraltech Solutions. Before working with Coraltech Solutions, he worked in different reputed ICT industries in Bangladesh from year 2007. Mr. Ripon is one of the Associate Member of Bangladesh Computer Society. Mr. Ripon attended couple of Conference and Training, Seminars and events of ICT in Bangladesh and abroad. He is one of the co-author of few number of research publications in international scientific journals and proceedings.

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