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Strange views

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I have promoted my video with adwords, and I have recieved 1098 views from embedded player on ytimg.com, which seems to be affiliated with youtube. This is the bulk of traffic i've gotten from adwords. Is this normal?

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September 2015

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Hi Steve,
Depending on your targeting, yes, this is normal.

YTIMG is a CDN for YouTube. It serves YouTube thumbnails and other stuff.
Sounds like you have TruView ads running and they display on embedded videos as long as the "host video" is related in some way to your targeting, the viewer is on a remarketing list or the viewer is in a target demographic.

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Hi Steve,
Depending on your targeting, yes, this is normal.

YTIMG is a CDN for YouTube. It serves YouTube thumbnails and other stuff.
Sounds like you have TruView ads running and they display on embedded videos as long as the "host video" is related in some way to your targeting, the viewer is on a remarketing list or the viewer is in a target demographic.

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Thank you!

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No probs Steve.
Start off small with youtube, it's a difficult beast to tame!