Is there a way to select what image pops up in social media?

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I'd like to decide a default image that will pop up when the URL from my site (riseupreview.org) is pasted into social media. Is this possible?
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Hello,

To specify the image used when sharing a link to the site add this tag to the site. https://community.homestead.com/homestead/topics/sitebuilder-plus-how-to-specify-the-image-used-by-facebook-for-shares-and-likes
The builder that you are currently using for riseupreview.org is WebsiteBuilder and unfortunately will not produce the image url needed. However, it can still be accomplished by publishing the image you would like to use on any sitebuilder plus site and obtaining the url by right clicking and selecting view page source. 
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I don't understand what you mean. I'm sorry. Are you saying that with WebsiteBuilder there is no way to add an image to the URL? I don't know how to add a tag to the site. Could you clarify? Thanks, Michelle!
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No problem. What I mean is that WebsiteBuilder will not provide the image url to add to the tag  <meta property="og:image" content="<b>http://www.domain.com/image.jpg"/></b>. So to obtain the url we will need to add the image you would like to show upon sharing, onto another website on your account that uses sitebuilder plus. Once the image is published on the sitebuilder plus site, go to the website to get the image url. Then replace the bold portion with the url and add it under manage>advanced> site meta tags. 
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