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what can an ad network track with ?

Discussion in 'General Programming Chat' started by guybrushthreepwood, Nov 28, 2015.

  1. guybrushthreepwood

    guybrushthreepwood Regular Member

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    hi,

    coding noob here.

    i would like to understand the following:

    what can an ad network (cpm) track when i insert their javascript code in my wordpress blog.
    what kind of data can they collect from my site?

    the code looks like this:

    <script type='text/javascript' src='//someblabla/apu.php?zoneid=1234567'></script>

    thank you
     
  2. DDuce

    DDuce Jr. VIP Jr. VIP

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    Since it's Javascript, anything browser-side really. Research ECMA and what most browsers allow access to. It's more than you think!

    Screen size,
    IP,
    Operating System,
    Browser,
    Time-on-site,
    Anything Google Analytics tracks ;-)
     
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