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Learn to identify referral spam traffic, as well as best practices to reduce referral spam in your Google Analytics account
 
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New spam from Romania

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Hi,

 

Recently I've noticed across multiple analytics accounts a spike in Direct traffic from Romania. 

 

This is clearly a bot because every session is via desktop and has the same browser and OS. 

 

Just wondering if anyone has any idea of the best way to exclude this - it's not spamming keywords nor is it referral spam, so i cant exclude it this way. 

 

Thanks

New spam from Romania

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Hi Rob,

 

If yew want to exclude bot traffic you can do that. But Make sure you are blocking a referral spam bot not any google bot or any search engine spider bots.

 

Here is a way how to exclude referral spam bots - How to exclude Bots

 

Regards!

Raman