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    Google Shortener clicks VS Google analytics clicks

    I have a habit of posting short URL(Using Google Shortener) in social media to know now the number of clicks for the link.
    As I am doing same daily and noticed the difference in clicks between analytics and Google shortener clicks. Can I know the reason?

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    I would guess analytics shows you less clicks, They do try and filter out some clicks as they are not genuine users. The clicks from a shortner is just reporting on the amount of times its used.

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