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Google Analytic- Possible to Remove Any Specific Day of Traffic Data Already Recorded?

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  1. jon99

    jon99 Jr. VIP Jr. VIP Premium Member

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    Hi guys,

    Just a question- Would it be possible that someone is able to remove a specific day of Google Analytic Traffic Data himself?

    Yesterday, I just sent 3k visits to a client website, and I monitored everything myself.

    It was clearly recorded close to 3k visits in GA by the end of the day. However, 8 hours later after I woke up (today morning) I saw 0 visits.

    I suspect something fishy is going on. So the question is, is it possible for him to manipulate the data?
     
  2. Nut-Nights

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    i think he can manipulate but i m not sure . Lots of people can manipulate GA .
     
  3. rrrmm1015

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    Yes.. there is a chance to change the analytics..
     
  4. originalposter

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    From my understanding, there is NO way to remove data like that.

    However, he could've set filters to filter out those traffic so it wouldn't show in his chart / data. That is why different profiles on GA exist and its pretty much what it is for.

    I assume when you guys said "manipulate', that is to increase traffic and play around with bounce rates and such, but definitely not removing...
     
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    Thats called manipulation
     
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    Cool colors. Love them. That filter setting is actually quite obvious... there is nothing to hide, literally on and off sort of thing. I wouldn't quite classified it as manipulation. It's just to help you analyze data and making it easier to read.

    Oh btw, is changing color a type of manipulation too then?
     
  7. jon99

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    Thanks, I just understand alittle more about filters now.

    However, if I am not an admin in the GA profile (just added as a user), I am unable to check what those filters are right?

    If he filtered the traffic, only he would be able to see the data?

    Or is there somewhere I can see the being filtered traffic?
     
  8. originalposter

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    Depends on your account permission/level. Just like anything else, each account can be read-only (all, or certain profiles) or full access and some other stuff.

    For example, he could've assigned you to profile A (where it records ALL traffic), and later re-assign you to profile B (that has certain filters applied) today. I am just guessing here of course, but in theory, this can be done.
     
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    the guy who neg rep me for above post without any reason Just go and fuck yourself you motherfu*cker i dont even care about rep , You son of bitch just tell me your info .
     
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    Not possible but u can manipulate by photoshop if u want to show to some one!