Google vs Facebook analytics

I posted something on a Facebook page using a Google shortened link (via goo.gl)

Facebook analytics tells me it got clicked 500 times, Google’s own analytics available via goo.gl tells me it received 5000 referrals from Facebook.

Why the discrepancy? (There were zero shares.)

Who to believe?

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Dr Martina Feyzrakhmanova

I am a hospital doctor and founder of an education platform. Avid reader and writer of introspective blogs.

One thought on “Google vs Facebook analytics”

  1. You have time to count clicks? Uh, methinks someone needs to “get a life.” As if there weren’t serious questions to address …

    On Tue, Feb 27, 2018 at 1:09 PM, Me-me-me-millennial wrote:

    > Dr Martina Feyzrakhmanova posted: “I posted something on a Facebook page > using a Google shortened link (via goo.gl) Facebook analytics tells me it > got clicked 500 times, Google analytics tells me it received 5000 referrals > from Facebook. Why the discrepancy? (There were zero shares.) Wh” >

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