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FIXED: Glitch with Traffic Sources Page

  1. Daughter Of Maat profile image97
    Daughter Of Maatposted 5 years ago

    I just checked my traffic sources page and this is what I saw:


    http://s1.hubimg.com/u/7063336_f248.jpg

    Anyone else seeing this? It's a bit unnerving lol all the numbers at the top are completely absurd and are negative.

    1. Sally's Trove profile image84
      Sally's Troveposted 5 years agoin reply to this

      Wow! That's totally awesome. Same thing right now on my traffic sources page. Wonder what that means. lol

      1. Barbara Kay profile image90
        Barbara Kayposted 5 years agoin reply to this

        Same with me. Some of them, I wish I really did get traffic like that from!!!

    2. profile image0
      summerberrieposted 5 years agoin reply to this

      Yes, it was being discussed in the traffic thread. I was just heading this way to report the bug. Really, weird.

      http://s1.hubimg.com/u/7063400_f248.jpg

    3. tammyswallow profile image93
      tammyswallowposted 5 years agoin reply to this

      Matt,
      I checked my just now and show about the same thing. I am getting concerned because a few of these sites are links to pornography sites. This is worrisome. Does any one know if this will effect our Adsense accounts and can we be punished from having so many views from porn sites such as ignatzmice.com?

      http://s2.hubimg.com/u/7063457_f248.jpg

      1. Daughter Of Maat profile image97
        Daughter Of Maatposted 5 years agoin reply to this

        I was wondering about the weird sites that were popping up. It makes me wonder if the site has been hacked, or otherwise tampered with.

        I suspect since the numbers are negative, they wouldn't affect adsense, but I really don't know. My stats page isn't affected, although it hasn't updated in some time.

        I didn't realize some of the sites were porno sites, that is just offensive to me.

        1. paradigmsearch profile image95
          paradigmsearchposted 5 years agoin reply to this

          My latest theory is that HP hiccuped and we are seeing lists of domains that HP blocks traffic from. smile

          1. Daughter Of Maat profile image97
            Daughter Of Maatposted 5 years agoin reply to this

            ok well that makes more sense... that's one heck of a hiccup! lol

        2. profile image0
          summerberrieposted 5 years agoin reply to this

          One of the sites on mine is a Japanese business site and another is a news journal....

      2. Alastar Packer profile image86
        Alastar Packerposted 5 years agoin reply to this

        That is worrisome, Tammy. Here's an interesting site with some of the latest hack attacks: http://www.cyberwarnews.info/

      3. kaiyan717 profile image80
        kaiyan717posted 5 years agoin reply to this

        My traffic sources are not pornography thank goodness, but many eco sites, some go to a search engine.  Weird indeed.

        1. bjland6 profile image56
          bjland6posted 5 years agoin reply to this

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        2. Rusticliving profile image90
          Rusticlivingposted 5 years agoin reply to this

          I just checked my stats and I am all over the place as well.. I apologize for no screen shot as I don't know how to do that..duh.. but this is what I have... I am so lame at this and have no idea what to do.... sad


          babyjamjam.multiply.com    7143424    1612186112    -1626865505    4127195138
          freshcashideas.com    -1639710464    -273743618    1140916224    2936024224
          forumpcs.com.br    -156564736    1140981868    -1425866752    33648375
          google.cl    94044416    33685678    -1694433280    33601542
          smartsafelist.com    -1259929344    -16711523    -419364864    16831157
          littlelupe.com    -234618624    419496001    67174400    16823794
          toplist.cz    -517012736    33554479    788725760    12513
          homoversitas.net    -251352263    50331694    81463308    12017
          google.com    -3    -26    -9    136

      4. Natashalh profile image97
        Natashalhposted 5 years agoin reply to this

        Yep, same thing here! Weirded me out, so I cme over here to the forums.

      5. Gypsy48 profile image75
        Gypsy48posted 5 years agoin reply to this

        Same here and no traffic.I wonder what this is all about sad

      6. robie2 profile image97
        robie2posted 5 years agoin reply to this

        Well, I guess it's officially a hack of some kind.  I'm having the same kind of thing and I see from this thread that I am far from alone.

        Both the numbers and the domains are crazy.  So who is doing this and why?  And I hope somebody is minding the store out there in California and at the fabulous Hubpages HQ.  More will be revealed I guess.

      7. DeborahNeyens profile image98
        DeborahNeyensposted 5 years agoin reply to this

        I have the same weird thing going on:

        rholand.ourfamily.com    1487077888    285475061    -1560150016    67174232
        forum.madcrazysoldiers.nl    -1900281344    -637534105    -1140719616    51598
        carpesomediem.livejournal.com    -616955648    -838860743    973144064    24027

      8. Farmer Rachel profile image99
        Farmer Rachelposted 5 years agoin reply to this

        Yup. I have the same problem. It seems to be interfering with organic traffic to my hubs from engines like google, bing, and yahoo search.

        1. Daughter Of Maat profile image97
          Daughter Of Maatposted 5 years agoin reply to this

          Check google analytics to verify that you've lost traffic. My traffic source stats say I've lost considerable organic traffic, but in actuality my traffic continues to increase on Google Analytics.

          big_smile

      9. MarleneB profile image98
        MarleneBposted 5 years agoin reply to this

        Me too! I knew it had to be a mistake when I saw such huge numbers. Then, I thought it would be so cool if instead of negative numbers they were positive numbers. Wouldn't that just be awesome. Oh well, I just got word from a HubPages team member that they are working on identifying and addressing the issue.

        1. MarleneB profile image98
          MarleneBposted 5 years agoin reply to this

          I see HP fixed the problem. I'm back to normal now.

    4. Melis Ann profile image94
      Melis Annposted 5 years ago

      Yes, just looking to post a forum for the same problem and saw that you already did. Very weird. I'm wondering myself if the strange traffic sources are linked in some way to the severe drop in traffic that happened to me within the last 48 hours. Interested to see if these 'traffic sources' are the same as others are seeing. Seems strange to have the traffic issue in addition to this glitch - coincidence?
      fcsh-elearning.edu.pt/ 24 hr traffic 1294205184
      honeycreek.us 24 hr traffic -821362176

      1. Daughter Of Maat profile image97
        Daughter Of Maatposted 5 years agoin reply to this

        No mine starts with my.freeze. com -1188167424 for the 24/hr

        the next one is really funny: savethehumans .com -159251968 for the 24/hr

        I have not had a drop in traffic however. (Knock on wood!)

        Very, very strange

      2. tammyswallow profile image93
        tammyswallowposted 5 years agoin reply to this

        Me too Melis. I have lost 400 to 500 Google hits each day for 2 days. Other sources seem to be about normal.

        1. Melis Ann profile image94
          Melis Annposted 5 years agoin reply to this

          Good to know it's not just me, but not good to hear others are suffering. Although my hubs are still indexed, I have zero traffic coming from Google now.

      3. kaiyan717 profile image80
        kaiyan717posted 5 years agoin reply to this

        It seems as the sources are different.  Maybe the sites are determined by your personal use on the computer or what you write about?  Many of the "traffic sources" are related to my hubs and personal use. Idk, just a thought.  Or perhaps your content was linked there?
        My views are the same as always, no change, a rise perhaps.

    5. Alastar Packer profile image86
      Alastar Packerposted 5 years ago

      The strange source here is articlesland.com with -66059520 at 24hrs to +66059520 at ever. Something about this is eerily reminiscent of the recent mass spammer attack.

      1. tammyswallow profile image93
        tammyswallowposted 5 years agoin reply to this

        Yikes Alastar!!! Should we change our passwords?

        1. Alastar Packer profile image86
          Alastar Packerposted 5 years agoin reply to this

          I'd hold off on that for awhile myself, Tammy. Really not sure if it would make any difference or not.  If this is an attack its a very sophisticated one to come in on the sources would imagine.

    6. profile image0
      Arlene V. Pomaposted 5 years ago

      Yeeech!  I see what you mean.  Half my page is covered with long sequences of numbers.

    7. Alastar Packer profile image86
      Alastar Packerposted 5 years ago

      That's a good theory paradigm, let's hope your right. That was my first impression, somehow HP related.

    8. urmilashukla23 profile image78
      urmilashukla23posted 5 years ago

      Same thing happened to my traffic too.

      8bitorange.com    -1179320064    838926525    -1258225664    16811464
      honeycreek.us    131465984    201326686    -704446464    32263

    9. cclitgirl profile image98
      cclitgirlposted 5 years ago

      Yeah, I've got the same thing.  I'm glad it's been reported.  If only those numbers were POSITIVE instead of negative...smile
      I'm sure this will get worked out, but it's scary looking at crazy traffic patterns...

      1. Rusticliving profile image90
        Rusticlivingposted 5 years agoin reply to this

        I hope so.. cause I have no idea how to remedy this on my end.. <<<DUMB here! LOL

    10. JanHeath profile image77
      JanHeathposted 5 years ago

      Glad to see other people are experiencing this, I've got two nonsense sites with millions of hits and my other traffic has been changed too (eg:  supposedly only had 100 hits from Google in 2 years), but on individual articles it seems ok

      1. Alastar Packer profile image86
        Alastar Packerposted 5 years agoin reply to this

        Regular sources here are starting to get hit with negative numbers now.

    11. paradigmsearch profile image95
      paradigmsearchposted 5 years ago

      I hope HP is all over this like flies on Geraldo. This is quirky enough that it shouldn't lay undiscovered until tomorrow...

      1. Daughter Of Maat profile image97
        Daughter Of Maatposted 5 years agoin reply to this

        I agree, something is obviously going on, this is more than just a glitch I think.

        My stats page is no longer updating too.

        1. cclitgirl profile image98
          cclitgirlposted 5 years agoin reply to this

          It's like a cycle or something: first it starts with a "-1" page view or low page views.  Then, it hits your traffic sources.  Then, it hits your stats page.  Scaryness.  Screenshots might be our friend here.  :\

    12. Bob Zermop profile image88
      Bob Zermopposted 5 years ago

      Hmm, glad to see it isn't just me. Though maybe I shouldn't be, as it seems sitewide. What's up, Hubpages?

    13. Bob Zermop profile image88
      Bob Zermopposted 5 years ago

      Oh, if this helps, here's a screen shot of my traffic page.
      http://s4.hubimg.com/u/7063643_f248.jpg

    14. paradigmsearch profile image95
      paradigmsearchposted 5 years ago

      For what it's worth...

      I searched for 2 of my hubs on Google; both showed up; both I was immediately able to access as a visitor. And Google real-time was right there showing the stats to me.

      So all of that is still working.

      1. Daughter Of Maat profile image97
        Daughter Of Maatposted 5 years agoin reply to this

        Yes, I believe it is isolated to HP only. Google analytics seems to be working just fine. At least I can still get my stats fix that way.

        The stats page says it updated 80 minutes ago, but the numbers haven't changed in over 2 hours.

        1. paradigmsearch profile image95
          paradigmsearchposted 5 years agoin reply to this

          As long as the money keeps coming in... big_smile

      2. cclitgirl profile image98
        cclitgirlposted 5 years agoin reply to this

        Yes, I would say double-check everything in Google Analytics (if you use that) because it can give you your traffic in real time.  So far, mine seem to match up with what's in my "stats" tab, but I'd also get screen shots in case you need to prove your earnings.
        Some people have reported that they've lost earnings because the page views were skewed. :\

        1. paradigmsearch profile image95
          paradigmsearchposted 5 years agoin reply to this

          My guess is that HP doesn't even use the in-house stats for earnings calculations. HP would use the Google Analytics' so that the advertisers couldn't give them any arguments over the numbers.

    15. midget38 profile image94
      midget38posted 5 years ago

      It's happened to mine as well. Hope it's rectified soon.

    16. Bob Zermop profile image88
      Bob Zermopposted 5 years ago

      Ha, it just changed. I'm now 300 billions views on top! big_smile WOOHOO!

      1. cclitgirl profile image98
        cclitgirlposted 5 years agoin reply to this

        Congratulations, Bob!  lol  I'm right behind you.  Ha!

    17. sunforged profile image74
      sunforgedposted 5 years ago

      The easiest and most likely answer is that its a harmless glitch in stats reporting.

      There is no reason to assume it is real traffic or a malicious attack.

      I would welcome an attack that gave me over a billion views in a day! But, that didn't happen sad

      1. mackyi profile image71
        mackyiposted 5 years agoin reply to this

        I see I am not alone, I though I was loosing my mind or needed some reading glasses when I saw all these negative numbers, huge numbers, and traffic stats that didn't make any sense to me. Can you imagine me getting over 2billion traffic from one source --- LMAO! On a serious note, I am hoping this is nothing too serious that HP cannot rectify ASAP!

      2. davenmidtown profile image88
        davenmidtownposted 5 years agoin reply to this

        @ sunforged.... can we build one... a glitch that gave us a billion views a day???  I wonder what the highest views per day are from one source? Google must have sites that receive millions of views per day...right?

    18. moonlake profile image92
      moonlakeposted 5 years ago

      How weird is that. Same thing with my traffic. First strange things with our earnings and now this. Last night I saw some strange hubs not in English I've never seen that before. That's why they need us for hub hopping but I just can't use the new hopper.

      1. rcrumple profile image83
        rcrumpleposted 5 years agoin reply to this

        coachingrebel.newsvine.com 174588160 1203961885 1761673216 3271620771
        models-and-girls.blogspot.com 1246208 374800640 1310804 33554436
        cobsmortgageloan.org 1648689408 1895825489 1157693440 22626
        honeycreek.us 1312358656 100663347 956366848 14926
        Going through the same thing.  All my numbers are in the negative below these.  Strange but true!

    19. Astra Nomik profile image42
      Astra Nomikposted 5 years ago

      Um... I have a question about these weird names and numbers appearing in our traffic sources...

      Could these be a weird way of someone out there adding their links somehow to our Hub accounts so that they get named? Are they like backlinks? Are they a blackhat way of adding to some rankings of certain sites out there? Some of the links I have seen here appear random and chaotic.

      I hardly think that my biggest traffic source is some guy on Stumbleupon who has linked to me over a million times. I worry about how this might affect earnings to people's hub.

    20. agilitymach profile image100
      agilitymachposted 5 years ago

      What an interesting situation. I'm new to hubpages and not making money yet, so it won't affect me. I have "lost" several sites that I know I'm getting hits off of on my traffic source page, and added to the page is mister-wong.ru with numbers in the negative hundreds of millions.  I'm not going to go see exactly what "mister-wong.ru" is though.

      It will be interesting to hear what happened.

    21. Chuck Bluestein profile image63
      Chuck Bluesteinposted 5 years ago

      2 days ago I got negative traffic for the first time. I had a -1 from Google india. Yesterday I had a -2 from Google Inida. Today I have these strange sites giving me thousands of postive and negative searches like [Statistics appear normal]:
                                                                       24 hours

      penis-excercises.sitecompanythe.cn   495583488

      crescendo.stumbleupon.com              -1595342592 

      Google.com                                         -50

    22. A.A. Zavala profile image85
      A.A. Zavalaposted 5 years ago

      Hello HP, how about an update of what the "team" is going to do about this?  Thanks...

      1. midget38 profile image94
        midget38posted 5 years agoin reply to this

        I second that

    23. IzzyM profile image91
      IzzyMposted 5 years ago

      What a big bunch of panic-merchants hubbers are!!

      It's quite obviously a glitch, and will be fixed as soon as engineering get round to it.

      1. paradigmsearch profile image95
        paradigmsearchposted 5 years agoin reply to this

        lol lol lol

        We are all doomed!!!

    24. sharkfacts profile image91
      sharkfactsposted 5 years ago

      I think there has been a glitch in stats for a few days now.

      My most trafficked hub has shown a steady drop in traffic since the 22nd, but this drop has not been reflected in Analytics.

      Yesterday for example - Analytics -  694 (I would expect about 300-400 of those views)
                                              HP stats -  31

      Day before was 788 and 89.

      HP ads payments seem normal.

    25. hazelwood4 profile image79
      hazelwood4posted 5 years ago

      Mine is showing the same thing, lots of negative traffic too.  This is a weird glitch for sure.

    26. Julie DeNeen profile image87
      Julie DeNeenposted 5 years ago

      Same problem with me as well!

    27. kittyjj profile image74
      kittyjjposted 5 years ago

      I think HP is working on it because mine is normal.

    28. Mark Ewbie profile image86
      Mark Ewbieposted 5 years ago

      Wow!

      Guys, I don't want to brag here but man - I have just had the best traffic ever!

      All that hard work has finally paid off.

      I made a tweak recently - replaced the word ass with crap on a brilliant page of writing - and I think that Google has finally recognised me.

      Not just Google either!  I'm getting traffic from all over, and not just a few hundred but gazillions!!!!

      Anyway, sorry to go on, but I thought I'd share my good fortune.  I know most people haven't a chance of this sort of traffic but I'm just so excited by it.

      Finally.  Recognition of how fantastic I am.  About time.

      1. robie2 profile image97
        robie2posted 5 years agoin reply to this

        Santa knows you've been a good boy, Mark and he's giving you an early Christmas gift smile

    29. Glimmer Twin Fan profile image100
      Glimmer Twin Fanposted 5 years ago

      Sadly as of right now my huge numbers are negative.  Something is definitely out of whack to state the obvious.

    30. tjdavis profile image61
      tjdavisposted 5 years ago

      My huge numbers are also negative. Hope HP gets this problem fixed soon.

    31. zsobig profile image84
      zsobigposted 5 years ago

      Well, it's okay if it's just a glitch, still, we need an official statement about it in my opinion.
      On the other hand I am very much worried about the latest problems around hubpages, as during the last 2 weeks we have experienced missing earnings, weird traffic drops, a broken feed (for me it was not working for about 14 hours) and now this.
      I wonder what will be the next thing and when shall I finish writing to this site - as these stuff do not motivate me to hang around too much lately.

    32. WriteAngled profile image85
      WriteAngledposted 5 years ago

      My "top" source is in Portuguese, closely followed by a site in Czech lol

      1. prettydarkhorse profile image66
        prettydarkhorseposted 5 years agoin reply to this

        I am enjoying this while it lasts smile

    33. Melis Ann profile image94
      Melis Annposted 5 years ago

      I'm glad to see that many people are not affected with actual traffic problems and that this is just a glitch in the sources page. For me (still having the problem) it coincided with traffic cut 95% and google analysis confirm there is no traffic. It comes down to google giving me nothing. This is day 3. Sites are indexed, no warnings in webmaster tools, but hubs are in the dark- they don't appear when searched for by title or even first paragraph. Only show up by searching the hub URL or my profile URL. Perhaps these problems are not linked as everyone is not experiencing the same, but this is beyond frustrating.

    34. FatFreddysCat profile image99
      FatFreddysCatposted 5 years ago

      I've got a bunch of these Bizarro World "traffic sources" too. I first noticed something was goofy a couple of days ago when I had a "minus 1" from bing.com, but I didn't think much of it.

      Now it shows minus one billion views (!) from a wordpress page, minus 308 million from a Russian site, and minus 547 million from a Spanish news site.

      The one I find most worrisome is a minus 13 million from a fellow Hubber's page. Maybe this person has some sort of nasty link in their Hub(s) that is spreading throughout the site? I'm sure not going to click on that link and find out.

      So hey, where the heck is a Staff member or some sort of announcement to let us know what the heck is going on?

    35. FatFreddysCat profile image99
      FatFreddysCatposted 5 years ago

      ...on the other hand, I'm thrilled that 18 million people at "hot porn clips and more dot com" seem to like what I write about!! big_smile

    36. Marcy Goodfleisch profile image98
      Marcy Goodfleischposted 5 years ago

      Well, I'm feeling overlooked that none of the porn sites picked me up.  But I'm doing astoundingly well on mass.Facebook, plumbkwik, traffic-acquisition (that one worries me), smartsafelist and madcrazysoldiers.  Do the crazy soldiers make up for the lack of interest from porn sites?

      1. profile image0
        summerberrieposted 5 years agoin reply to this

        smile

      2. tammyswallow profile image93
        tammyswallowposted 5 years agoin reply to this

        LOL Marcy! Some of the porn sites that are on mine look like illegal underground sites.. REALLY nasty. I know have billions of views from other hubbers too.

        1. Marcy Goodfleisch profile image98
          Marcy Goodfleischposted 5 years agoin reply to this

          Maybe I should be glad they passed me by, Tammy!  Interestingly, one HP stat now shows a negative number.  I guess that means those people read a hub and then retracted their viewing time?

    37. Paul Edmondson profile image
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      Paul Edmondsonposted 5 years ago

      Thanks for posting this and the examples.  We are working on a fix.

      1. Daughter Of Maat profile image97
        Daughter Of Maatposted 5 years agoin reply to this

        Yay! I'm curious to know what the problem is though... lol

    38. Shawn May Scott profile image60
      Shawn May Scottposted 5 years ago

      I have the same thing and I clicked to see some of the sites. I did not get porn site but some news magazine from India. I wonder if our "friends" from the recent past (I fogot the website name that was steeling our material- lord de cross you were intrigal in stopping them) are at it again. Just this time attacking the site not our work? Possible???

      1. nanderson500 profile image86
        nanderson500posted 5 years agoin reply to this

        I am having the same problem, weird.

    39. lorddraven2000 profile image92
      lorddraven2000posted 5 years ago

      same thing on my hub guys.

    40. luisj305 profile image88
      luisj305posted 5 years ago

      Now that we all know these sites are probably "unwanted traffic", I think this is possible right? It may be a bad idea to follow the strange sources and check them out, if whatever it is they are doing is to bring themselves traffic, they win.
      If they are trying to spread viruses, worms, or other malware, it'll also make it easier for them.

      1. Natashalh profile image97
        Natashalhposted 5 years agoin reply to this

        Yeah...based on the site names, I decided not to check any of them out!

    41. Daughter Of Maat profile image97
      Daughter Of Maatposted 5 years ago

      It seems to be fixed now... YAY!!!! Thank you HP!!!

      1. paradigmsearch profile image95
        paradigmsearchposted 5 years agoin reply to this

        Another HP adventure concluded. big_smile

    42. Daughter Of Maat profile image97
      Daughter Of Maatposted 5 years ago

      It seems the stats page is stuck. Although it says it was updated 53 minutes ago, my stats haven't changed in over three hours. I know based on Google Analytics that I've had traffic in the past three hours, so something is again amiss.

      @MarleneB Yes, it would've been nice to have positive numbers that high! lmao

      1. davenmidtown profile image88
        davenmidtownposted 5 years agoin reply to this

        Wondering if t his is related: For the first time last week I had to manually enter the data into google so that it would find my new hub... after three days of not being able to find it on google... I entered the data manually. I have never had to do t his before... since then... I have found my hub on google but have only had 1 view... whereas, yahoo search is reporting lots of view.... google seems to not be responding.  I am going to have to search google for other hubs that are not performing to see if they show up on google too.

        1. zsobig profile image84
          zsobigposted 5 years agoin reply to this

          I'm experiencing something similar.
          In the past 2 weeks Google hits seem to fall behind, meanwhile bing and Yahoo hits are getting higher in my traffic sources.
          I don't know whether Google did something again that may cause this, but I'm definitely getting interested in this issue.
          Anyway, thanks for the staff for the solution on our most recent problem!

      2. dwachira profile image82
        dwachiraposted 5 years agoin reply to this

        @Daughter Of Maat, noted that too, my stats page is stuck as well, been watching it all day and has not moved for the last three hours or so.

    43. FatFreddysCat profile image99
      FatFreddysCatposted 5 years ago

      Looks like all the weirdos have been weeded out of my Traffic Sources page as well. Woohoo! Time for a victory beer.

    44. dwachira profile image82
      dwachiraposted 5 years ago

      Phew! Just relieved, the glitch seems to be fixed ….wow!! it has been a scary roller-coaster. Well done HP!

    45. Marcy Goodfleisch profile image98
      Marcy Goodfleischposted 5 years ago

      Thanks for fixing things so quickly, HP!  I'll miss my Mad Crazy Soldiers, but it was entertaining while it lasted!

    46. Bob Zermop profile image88
      Bob Zermopposted 5 years ago

      Problem fixed for me, thanks, HP! Could you update us on what happened?

    47. livingpah2004 profile image79
      livingpah2004posted 5 years ago

      Thanks Hubpage for fixing the problem.

    48. Daughter Of Maat profile image97
      Daughter Of Maatposted 5 years ago

      The majority of my page is fixed, although I still have a -1 on one of my 24/hr stats.

      1. Chuck Bluestein profile image63
        Chuck Bluesteinposted 5 years agoin reply to this

        Exactly the same with me. But did the problelm ever exist or was it mass hypnosis.

      2. IzzyM profile image91
        IzzyMposted 5 years agoin reply to this

        There is still a problem. The differential between HP stats and Google Analytics stats has never been so great.

    49. Daughter Of Maat profile image97
      Daughter Of Maatposted 5 years ago

      I happened to notice my Traffic Sources page doesn't really correlate with my stats page. In fact nothing is correlating. Even my Analytics page says something different. Or my traffic is dropping...

      Something funky is definitely going on.

      1. IzzyM profile image91
        IzzyMposted 5 years agoin reply to this

        Thank God someone else noticed a disparity too!

        My most trafficked hub, which I see getting hits in Analytics Real Time, all the time, is currently sitting at zero in  the 24 hour rolling stats for hits.

        Its as if stats (and the stats on the hub itself) is not seeing anything from Google.

        Very confusing!

        1. tammyswallow profile image93
          tammyswallowposted 5 years agoin reply to this

          My traffic was doing really well and my over all views have fallen 64% since the glitch. I hope it will come back.

        2. davenmidtown profile image88
          davenmidtownposted 5 years agoin reply to this

          I think Analytics has always showed something completely different then either the statistics page or the traffic source page. I believe part of the problem is that the stats page is delayed by what HP considers a 24 hour window... each view has its own 24 hour window... whereas Analytics is in real time....

          1. IzzyM profile image91
            IzzyMposted 5 years agoin reply to this

            Since getting Analytics Real Time, I have not noticed any major disparity before now. The two seem very similar. One of my accounts had a huge traffic influx for a few days, and both HP stats and Analytics appeared to show the rise at the same time.

            1. davenmidtown profile image88
              davenmidtownposted 5 years agoin reply to this

              It is just part of the assemilation ... resistence is futile afterall.... :-)

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                Daughter Of Maatposted 5 years agoin reply to this

                http://s4.hubimg.com/u/7074123_f248.jpg

                lol

                1. davenmidtown profile image88
                  davenmidtownposted 5 years agoin reply to this

                  hahahahahahhahahahahahahahaaaaa

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                    Daughter Of Maatposted 5 years agoin reply to this

                    I know! I couldn't stop laughing for hours after I saw that! I still crack up hysterically every time I see it!!

                    We're in the process of watching Next Generation, I've never seen it, and I have to admit, I'm now a trekkie!! big_smile

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                      davenmidtownposted 5 years agoin reply to this

                      It is histerical if you compare the characters across the star dates.... Deep Space 9 was entertaining too.

      2. davenmidtown profile image88
        davenmidtownposted 5 years agoin reply to this

        Thankfully, they figure out your earnings from the data that is received from google. Can you imagine the nightmare that this would be causing if our views and impressions matched the current set of issues...

        1. tammyswallow profile image93
          tammyswallowposted 5 years agoin reply to this

          Thanks davemidtown. My analytics reports don't include any of these massive hits on this particular hub so I would expect that will be taken from my income.

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            davenmidtownposted 5 years agoin reply to this

            Tammy: you should expect that it will NOT be taken from your income...because they do not figure income based on HP stats... they base income on the data that is received from google...which is verified in house and before payment is issued. Your income comes from google and then passes through HP.

            1. tammyswallow profile image93
              tammyswallowposted 5 years agoin reply to this

              I didn't realize that davenmidtown. That makes me feel a little better.

    50. Alastar Packer profile image86
      Alastar Packerposted 5 years ago

      Mine has dropped about 15-20% since the Spring-like weather started, Tammy. Wonder if that could be at least part of the reason?

      1. tammyswallow profile image93
        tammyswallowposted 5 years agoin reply to this

        Not sure Alastar. I think my problems started before this glitch. I have a hub that doesn't get a lot of hits. On the 16th this hub suddenly got 945 views in one day and 700 the next day. It normally gets 10 views a day. None of the view sources or Google AdSense showed any of these hits. No one I have talked to knows what to do about this.sad

        1. davenmidtown profile image88
          davenmidtownposted 5 years agoin reply to this

          Do nothing about it... because there is nothing you can do about it. The problem is internal to HP. What you can do is continue to write high quality hubs that make you happy as a writer. Cheer!

    51. Alastar Packer profile image86
      Alastar Packerposted 5 years ago

      That does appear ominous, Tammy. We both know where at least an attempt at an answer should come from. Sometimes a potentially titled topical hub will see a huge spike in hits- like a celeb or movie in the news or whatever and those huge increases not showing up as views is troubling. Analytics was zip too?

      1. tammyswallow profile image93
        tammyswallowposted 5 years agoin reply to this

        Analytics didn't show any of these big hits. They weren't on the page stats or traffic sources either. I will just plan by my analytics reports. Thanks!

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          davenmidtownposted 5 years agoin reply to this

          It would be next to impossible for  HP to match Google in terms of counting impressions and views. It is always better to have an outside accounting of what is measured based on what is paid anyways. I would trust google and refer to that as your chief source of information. HP stats work best to evaluate specific hubs but much of the information is repeated accurately in analytics...

          1. tammyswallow profile image93
            tammyswallowposted 5 years agoin reply to this

            Hooray! They are climbing back up this morning. I hope this means that the problem is fixed for everyone.

    52. Melis Ann profile image94
      Melis Annposted 5 years ago

      Seemed it was fixed when my traffic went back to zero, but now I'm at -4 with Google. As if zero wasn't bad enough.

      1. Daughter Of Maat profile image97
        Daughter Of Maatposted 5 years agoin reply to this

        I still have a -1 on my stats page. It seems the numbers aren't accurate as well when compared to the hub stats page and Google Analytics.

        1. davenmidtown profile image88
          davenmidtownposted 5 years agoin reply to this

          I have several negative numbers on my stats page... I just figured I was looking at page views from people who could not read... another reason to include pictures!

          1. Melis Ann profile image94
            Melis Annposted 5 years agoin reply to this

            Glad to see some humor about such a frustrating topic!

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              Daughter Of Maatposted 5 years agoin reply to this

              Gotta laugh to keep from crying lol

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