I don't know if this is a problem with fake traffic (I know that there were reports of fake Facebook traffic last year) or if the social buttons aren't updating correctly.
Last week my pregnancy myths hub got a few hundred Facebook visits. It still only shows 9 likes though!
Today, my canker sores hub has nearly 100 visits from Pinterest and only 2 pins.
Just wondering if anyone else is experiencing social traffic discrepancies or knows about this?
Edit: Note that these are not Editor's Choice and I do not have Editor's Choice enabled on my account, so that's not the reason.
I have lately noticed that my number of friends does not increase at all, although I have added several friends I met on a workshop, so I knew them?
Facebook is having major issues right now, so my guess is that this is related as the numbers come from their system.
It looks like they are claiming to have addressed the issue, but it usually takes hours or longer for them to catch up.
http://news.cnet.com/8301-1023_3-576084 … ck-to-100/
Thanks Matthew. Guess Pinterest is having issues too? I'll keep an eye on it.
I am not aware of specific Pinterest issues.
I would anticipate that most of the Facebook issues have subsided as it appeared to be up and working later in the day.
If you are still having issues, please share as many specific details as you can and I can see if I can help.
Matthew, this hub has gotten 33 pins from my Pinterest account today, but the counter still says 3: http://wrylilt.hubpages.com/hub/Pain-Re … r-Remedies
My understanding is that we get the button and counts from Pinterest. I tested Pinning that Hub and it didn't seem like it was incrementing the counter, but then it went from 7 to 10 and showed all my Pins.
This seems to match up with the number of times that it shows as pinned here, including my three test Pins.
Strange. This pin has 41 repins coming from that hub: http://www.pinterest.com/pin/104497653827528031/
I think what Pinterest may be tracking is the image/URL combination.
This image and the one on it now that I pinned in my test are different.
The link you just provided illustrates this as well.
See the section that is titled "other pins from..." in the right column under the "follow Board" button and notice the different images, that Pinterest is showing as other Pins.
by Susannah Birch19 months ago
I'm bored. Ok correction, I'm procrastinating. I randomly come on and off the forums and on this return visit I've seen SO many people questioning why their hubs aren't making money and/or getting traffic.So for as long...
by Louise Lately3 years ago
Do you have an external blog that you link to your hubs? Do you write articles for an online magazine? And is it recommended to specialise in one or two areas - and connect a blog to these hub topics?I receive bursts of...
by Audrey Hunt18 months ago
Do you use social media to bring traffic to your hubs? What are your favorites?
by Janis Leslie Evans2 years ago
If we pump up our use of social media, i.e., marketing our articles more, will it help increase our traffic much? Or won't it make much difference because we are more dependent upon organic traffic? Something tells me...
by Susannah Birch3 years ago
PHILLYDREAMER started a topic about changing traffic conditions due to Panda and Penguin and working on attracting more traffic.As I keep saying, people need to learn to diversify their traffic sources (and writing...
by John Hollywood2 years ago
Hi, all!I thought I would ask a fun but useful question. What are your top 3 sources of traffic. What, if anything, do you do to drive traffic through these sources?For me, it's Google Plus, Pinterest and some social...
Copyright © 2017 HubPages Inc. and respective owners.
Other product and company names shown may be trademarks of their respective owners.
HubPages® is a registered Service Mark of HubPages, Inc.
HubPages and Hubbers (authors) may earn revenue on this page based on affiliate relationships and advertisements with partners including Amazon, Google, and others.