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I have a property setup that has two main views: view and view, note that the property default URL is


When I go to the reporting tab for the view, and navigate to Acquisition > Social > Landing pages, the shared URL shows both results and results despite me being in the view.


I added a custom filter that filters out but when I verified the filter it says that it doesn't have an effect, and when I check the report the site that is excluded still appears in the results.


I only want to see in the report, how can I achieve this?


Picture of results & filter:

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Filter doesn't work

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Hey Chris,


For each view it's better to set up an include filter and specify the hostname.  That also helps with referral spam.   So rather than Exclude, choose include and escape the dots like so:  bondsandloans\.com  which would include only traffic from the hostname and any and all subdomains like www, etc.




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