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What is this?

Discussion in 'Black Hat SEO' started by tony_d, Sep 13, 2015.

  1. tony_d

    tony_d Elite Member

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    At the VERY bottom-center of some websites, there is a tiny little dot-matrix-looking smiley face... what's that all about?
     
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    ILLUMINATI confirmed?

    In all seriousness, maybe it's just a quirky little symbol they keep at the bottom of the page.
     
  3. Boriss

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    I saw that symbol on nulled Wordpress themes.
     
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  4. puneetas3

    puneetas3 Senior Member

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    Wordpress plugin Jetpack use that smiley face. It is a analytics that wordpress has partnered with to officially steal your user info (I mean by setting cookies...lol). If you are using non WP site, than you are using something that is partner of this said analytics company
     
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  5. kingroomx

    kingroomx Junior Member

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    Maybe a screenshot would be helpful in solving your little mystery.
     
  6. Duffers5000

    Duffers5000 Elite Member

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    Its the jetpack gecko. Go into Jetpack. Configure stats and theres a checkbox to remove it if you want.
     
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  7. tony_d

    tony_d Elite Member

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    It has indeed only been on WP sites that I've seen it...