Facebook referrer?

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  1. Total Noob

    Total Noob Jr. Executive VIP Jr. VIP Premium Member

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    If my profile is let's say facebook.com/michael332

    Someone navigates to my profile page which is facebook.com/michael332 and clicks on http://whatismyreferrer.com that I have posted to my wall on a status update.

    would the referrer be facebook.com or facebook.com/michael332?
     
  2. Grizzy

    Grizzy Senior Member

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    Because of FB's practice of wrapping outgoing URLs the referrer would actually look like
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    http://www.facebook.com/l.php?u=http://whatismyreferrer.com
    It would look like that if the click originated from your friends news feed as well.