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Referral spam filter

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I had filter the spam referrals from filter, After that I have seen my traffic report. It shows message as "You are using a filtered view which may cause your ad-hoc channel grouping data to be inaccurate" .

I don't know what does it mean?

 Some one clarify me

Re: Referral spam filter

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It means since you applied filters you can not get all the data available.You are getting some filtered data and excluding the data sources which you do not want to view.It is perfectly OK.
Nothing to panic.Just do not filter your valid data sources.

That's it.