What would cause the web crawler to “never forget”? I set up a card in October, but since deleted the meta data, and now 10 weeks later it still hangs on to the stale data.
Details: Initially I had a URL redirting to a tumblr home page. Turns out tumblr has card metatags, and the crawler picket it up. Once I had my own web page set up with twitter metadata I pointed the url to that, but the old tumblr card still showed and only with newer url’s i.e
xxx.com/?x=1 did I get the new card, but the base URL always returned a card with the no longer referenced tumblr page… for weeks. Now, all the way in December, I just want it all forgotten. Twitter card meta data has been gone for over a month, but depending on how a tweet is sent, ( by dm or tweet or client, I get some random old card… when all I want is nothing. Only thing unusual I can think of is the URL used to point to redirects ( like tublr, or amazon ) which in turn redirect to https.
here’s the url: