From Google I get -1 today, in the table under Traffic Sources. What's that even supposed to mean? A negative referral? Something like my articles referring a viewer to a search result?
Even I had once got such negative visit. Don't know what does it mean.
I see a -1 sometimes as well, a few almost always show up when I sort by last 24 hours.
Just heard back from Paul Deeds. The odd number is caused by "operational issues with traffic processing", so the cause is pretty much what I originally suggested, but said more accurately and smart-like!
Hi, just curious. If a negative number appears in the stats, is the total number of views also being deducted? I don't really take note of the total views in each search category but I'm starting to wonder if the total views are also being deducted due to these negative numbers.
Hi, I am also getting many negative numbers in my traffic sources, coupled with a sudden dramatic drop in views to all my hubs. My overall view figures recently dropped suddenly from hundreds per day to double figures.
I guess if my numbers hadn't dropped so dramatically I wouldn't have seen the negative figures, so I think dropping numbers is my main problem here.
Is that a known issue too? Or something to do with Google or my hub popularity? Some other people have said their figures have gone down a lot too on the thread that I started about this problem. http://hubpages.com/forum/topic/111447
I looked at your account and see the negative traffic source numbers to which you are referring. I am doing some additional research and will let you know what I determine.
Thanks for your patience.
I'm really glad that you're looking into it, thank you for your help.
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