Social Media

When you turn on Social media options, respondents will be able to share or like your questionnaire on social media or share your Facebook page or website.


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The Social Media option is a very fun way of engaging your respondents and attract more by letting your respondents share your questionnaire. In this guide we'll discuss the following:

  1. Facebook options
  2. AddThis options


Within your survey, click the Extra options tab.


Social media - extra options tab


Scroll down to the Social media options.

Social media options


Now you'll see options for Facebook and AddThis. Let's look at each one individually.


1 Facebook options

Toggle the Add Facebook button and you can then choose which buttons you'd like to have.


Add facebook button - social media

1.1 Like questionnaire button

1.2 Share questionnaire button

1.3 Share URL button


1.1 Like questionnaire button

A Like button will appear at the end of your questionnaire. By clicking this button the respondent likes your questionnaire on Facebook.


Social media facebook button


This is how it looks on Facebook:


Social media facebook example


1.2 Share questionnaire button

A share button will appear at the end of your questionnaire. By clicking this button the respondent shares your questionnaire on Facebook. The questionnaire title and Intro text will be included in the Facebook feed.


Social media share facebook button


When you click the share button you can add a comment to the link you are going to share.


Share on facebook example


In your feed it will look like this:


share on facebook example

NOTE

The image for the shared post can be edited by changing the logo image.

1.3 Share URL button

A share button will appear at the end of your questionnaire. By clicking this button the respondent shares the URL you’ve included here on Facebook.


Once you've selected the Share URL button, you can type in your own URL, title and even upload an image!


Share URL Button Settings


Tip: If you toggle the button for Use Facebook Open Graph for fetch sharing information, Facebook automatically chooses a Title and Image for the Open Graph.


Here's how your survey could look with a Share URL button at the end:


Social media Share URL button


When you click the Share button you can add a comment to the link you are going to share.


share on facebook example


In your activity log on Facebook it will look like this:


Social media Facebook activity log


Tip: It's best to use a square logo, otherwise part of the logo will be cut off, like in the image above.


In your feed it will look like this:


Social media feed example


Tip: The ideal pixel ratio of the social media share logo for LinkedIn & Facebook is 1200x627 or simplified 1200x630. The ratio is 1.91:1.


2 AddThis options

AddThis adds buttons to your final screen to share your questionnaire via Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn or Email. The URL, Intro Text, and Logo will be shared.


Toggle the button to add the AddThis button to your final screen. You can then check the boxes of the buttons you want to add.


Social Media - AddThis options


  • Facebook will only be enabled when the main Facebook settings are disabled.

  • Twitter - Only the URL and the first 140 characters of the Intro Text will be shared on Twitter.
  • LinkedIn - Check this box to allow the respondent to share your questionnaire on LinkedIn.
  • Email - Check this box to enable the respondent to share your questionnaire via Email.


If you've checked all the boxes, this is what the buttons will look like on your final screen:


buttons on final screen example


Your logo will be shared with AddThis. If you want to change your logo, simply click on the Design tab and either click Upload logo if you have not yet uploaded one, or Update logo to change the current logo.


update logo example


That's all - don't wait! Log in now and add your own social media buttons.


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