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OSS + Referral traffic

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Hi,

 

please help me to understand where is the problem with my OSS.

couple of months ago i've checked my referral traffic for new search engines and updated my OSS.

for example, one of updates:

     Search Engine Name: yahoo

     Domain name: us.search.yahoo.com

     Query parameter: p

     Path: *empty field*

 

now i'm checking my last month data report (Acquisition > All traffic > Source/Medium):

     position #5: yahoo / organic

     position #19: us.search.yahoo.com / referral ( [censored]?)

 

in my understanding, all the traffic from #19 (due to my OSS) should be simply added to #5.

worst case scenario, i should have got: us.search.yahoo.com / organic, not referral...

what am i missing here?