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Drop in direct traffic in Analytics - To Worry or Not?

Direct traffic drop

     
5:15 pm on Sep 1, 2015 (gmt 0)

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So, for the last few days I've been seeing a big drop in traffic that Google Analytics marks as "direct" traffic- 50% or more. But there's no similar drop in traffic from Google, Bing, or any place else.

Could Google just be better at finding and eliminating bots from stats, or could something else be going on? The biggest drop is from XLhost.com inc when I look in the networks tab in Analytics.
9:04 pm on Sept 3, 2015 (gmt 0)

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Yep, known adsense click bombing bot, I'm hoping Google figured them out, and that's why they're gone.

You show adsense on these pages?

See: [webmaster.net...]
12:40 am on Sept 10, 2015 (gmt 0)

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Yes, there are Adsense on the pages. Thanks for posting the link. It's good info. :)
 

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