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The application of computer technology, operational research, and statistics to solve problems in business and industry.

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Tracking clicks on link you do not own

Is there any way to look at a random link on the internet and find out how many times it has been clicked if the link is not on my website and does not point to my website? For example, the link www....
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Why does Mixpanel (a tracking service) save .plist files to my Mac?

While cleaning up some old programs today, I ran across some odd .plist files which appear to be created by MixPanel. Why are they saving these to my computer, when in a typical web application ...
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How accurate is GitHub traffic analytics?

It seems to me that GitHub analytics is not very accurate. I have some repositories with 1-3 visits in 14 days, and one that gets 5-20 visitors a day. Even for repositories that get little to no ...
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On Instagram, what is the heart number on a red label when I sign in?

Whenever I sign in on Instagram (desktop or mobile versions), numbers appear on a red label. The one shaped like a head and shoulders usually means new people are following me since the last login. ...
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How to get insights and analytics of other Instagram accounts?

For the purpose of direct advertisement I need to be able to analyze Instagram pages that does not belong to me. Direct advertisement is when we find a page, we talk to admin and negotiate about ...
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Analytics on GitHub pages

Does GitHub provide some (native) way to track visitors on some hosted page (pages at *.github.io/project)? I know we can see traffic on GitHub repositories and I thought there would be some similar ...
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How to download Google Analytics data for my web domain automatically

I have a web domain on which I use Google Analytics to track users. I want to be able to download a report for my domain automatically (by a server running a scheduled job) via a web API every day. I ...
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Tracking other accounts on Twitter

I'd like to track multiple accounts and keywords on Twitter and receive all @ posts regarding the accounts in one feed and all # posts regarding the keywords in another. Then I'd like to be able to ...
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How an I see what percentage of viewers watch to the end of my YouTube video?

I'm trying to figure out if my video demo is too long. So I'd like to see how many people watch 100% of it. I can see the analtics and it shows estimated time watched. My calculations show that # ...
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How to tell how much of a video has been watched in YouTube?

I'm trying to figure out if it's possible to tell how much of a video of mine has been watched. Something like, most people got to 50% of it, or most got to 90% of it and so on. Anyway to tell from ...
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How does YouTube count playlist views?

YouTube seems to show how many views a playlist has when you view it. This playlist, for example, has 58,878 views. Does anyone know what this number is made up from? It doesn't seem to be the ...
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How to see click throughs for Google Plus posts?

I'm relatively new to Google Plus. As far as I can tell, it's impossible to see click throughs via the platform. Click the "down arrow" in the upper right corner of a post and you will see this menu: ...
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How can I keep track of when videos get a large number of views?

I monetize my Youtube videos, but to avoid annoying my regular subscribers I set my video defaults to disable the "TrueView" ads (the video ads) but enable the less-annoying overlay ads on new videos. ...
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Huge increase in Facebook traffic are there facebook analytics to see how people found us ?

We've got a company facebook page, we rarly update it, or engage with our audience, but today i went on to google analytics for our company website, and saw this . To put this into perspective we ...
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Is there a web application that tracks visitors to a specific web page? [closed]

I would like a web app that tracks visitors to a certain web page of a big website. i.e. a page in TMZ or my YouTube channel. I would also like to be able to track whether they came from a link or ...
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How can I see statistics for a Google Slides presentation?

Specifically, I'd like to see the amount of visits that it gets and the geographic region. Searching in Google it looks like it was possible at some point but for the life of me I can't find it in the ...
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What Shopify app runs on sl-promoserver.herokuapp.com

I was just going over some configuration on the Shopify store when I ran into this <img src='https://sl-promoserver.herokuapp.com/conversion?order={{order_number}}&shop_domain={{shop....
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Is there any way to see traffic sources to a GitHub project?

A lot of people just starred one of my GitHub projects overnight (yay!). Is there any way for me to figure out where this influx of traffic came from? Does GitHub provide any kind of analytics?
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Can Google Analytics analyze usage of my Google Play app page?

It is possible to configure a Google Analytics UA for a Google Code project. Similarly, is it possible to configure a Google Analytics UA for a Google Play app? Context: The current trend for app ...
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Is there a way to track gross number of Twitter followers gained?

I'm searching for a tool that will track the gross number of Twitter followers gained. Most tools I find will track the net amount, for example, if I were to gain 9 followers in a day, but lose 15, it ...
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How to see how many Twitter followers someone else has gained or lost over time?

I'd like to see if certain Twitter users are growing their followings or losing followers. Is there any application out there that can give me access to this information, preferably in graph form? (...
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What do the numbers on Alexa's Page View Charts mean?

I didn't understand the values of the chart -page-views (google stats). For example, for google, what mean these values ? 4.84300 -0.6% Millions, billions of visits? In my case, I want to know ...
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How to differentiate between real users and bots / apps on Google Analytics?

On Google Analytics (GA), I see many visits from various countries some of which I doubt actual users or not. As a beginner, my basic doubt is does GA differentiates the real user at all? Or the ...
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Does Mashery fit my needs? [closed]

There's a lot of non-technical info on the Mashery site. And it's stated everywhere that Mashery is all about API management. I have three questions about it: What is API management in plain English?...
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Track certain weekday in Google Analytics

I'd like to compare the number of visitors on all Thursdays (of the last 12 month) in a custom report. How can this be done?
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Commercial statistics webapp similar to Google Analytics? [closed]

I'm looking for some service similar to Google Analytics and with a better privacy policy than Google's services. Can someone please recommend some good commercial webapps for website statistics. My ...
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Google top 100 words searched for

Is there any way to see the list of top words searched for on Google? I'm looking for a range of somewhere like 100-500 words. The problem with Google Hot Trends/Searches and Google Zeitgeist is that ...
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Where can I find statistics and other information about a web app? [closed]

When I want to find out more about a web app and its company, where should I look? For example I really like Remember The Milk - how can I find out how many users (average) they have? I tried ...
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Can Google Analytics track Javascript or .NET version usage?

I know that Google Analytics requires javascript to work, so I doubt it tracks that. But what about .NET version? Is there a way to view what .NET versions people are using on my site using Google ...
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What are options for viewing site analytics from my iPhone/Android/Blackberry? [closed]

Currently we use Google Analytics and there are a number of iPhone apps for viewing the data. What other options are there? Are there analytics platforms that have good mobile versions of their ...
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View All Web Analytics in a Single Application? [closed]

Is there a web service and/or application which will allow me to monitor the measurements from multiple analytics services? I'd like a single place to view the information from Google Analytics, Yahoo!...