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More URL Click Tracking?

     
9:39 pm on Jun 3, 2010 (gmt 0)

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Has anyone else noticed a vast increase in the amount of URL tracking (ie, natural search clicks that are routed through http://www.google.com/url ?

Personally, I've rarely or never gotten this when I search. But see it all over recently.
Perhaps this is an indication that they are more actively trying to rebuild reputations and/or bounce rates etc?

[edited by: tedster at 9:41 pm (utc) on Jun 3, 2010]
[edit reason] de-link the tracking url example [/edit]

10:07 pm on June 3, 2010 (gmt 0)

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I've been checking on every search I did in the past 30 minutes - and even rolled out a few other browsers to reality check. I'm not seeing any click-tracking on the organic titles. Maybe you've got a "special cookie"?
10:11 pm on June 3, 2010 (gmt 0)

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hmm....maybe that explains why my site is tanking, Tedster. HAHA
10:20 pm on June 3, 2010 (gmt 0)

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I must have a special cookie. I'm getting URL tracking on every result for every search.
12:15 am on June 4, 2010 (gmt 0)

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I'm not getting URL tracking codes today, however I did notice it yesterday. Maybe it's just on a few data centers?
 

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